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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National Lutheran Choir at Redeemer Lutheran

Sunday, February 23, 4 to 6 p.m.
"So Much to Sing About" performed by the National Lutheran Choir.

The Church sings because there is so much to sing about, and singing is the deepest way to embody the sacred story we share. The Minnesota based National Lutheran Choir sings this sacred and spiritual story in a way that is guaranteed to soothe your soul. This eclectic program, led by Artistic Director, David Cherwien, will feature choral works by Felix Mendelssohn and Ralph Vaughan Williams set alongside new arrangements of familiar tunes.

Student tickets will be $15 at the door only. Adult tickets are $25 online or at the door.


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