Amy Jill Levine at Agnes Scott February 7

Agnes Scott welcomes New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine to campus as guest speaker for the Faith and Learning lecture. Levine will present “Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 7. The lecture will be held in Gaines Chapel, Presser Hall. Levine is the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. In addition to her work surrounding Jewish and Christian interpretations of Scripture, Levine has written prolifically about the need to eliminate anti-Semitic readings of the Bible, as well as sexist and homophobic theologies. Her most recent publications include The Jewish Annotated New Testament, The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us, and The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus. This event is free, but you will need to reserve ticket by calling 404-471-6430.

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