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This ten-work short course offers a creative engagement with a breadth of texts and methods in contemporary biblical studies.

The course is team-taught by leading specialists in the fields of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and New Testament studies. Sessions will range across studies of the Pentateuch and Prophets, Wisdom literature, Gospels and Pauline literature, as well as less familiar texts, providing a snap-shot of the diversity of texts and approaches.

The course is open to all who are interested in enriching their knowledge of Scripture, with no prior study required.

Tuesday Evenings from the 3rd of October to the 5th of December 2023

5.30 pm – 7.00 pm.

Full Price £230

Discounted Price £200 (Valid until the 31st of August)

If you require any further details please email Adele at: apply@mbit.cam.ac.uk


3rd October: Dr Rosalie Moloney – The Women of Deuteronomy

10th October: Dr Karalina Matskevich – Wives, mothers and others: women in the patriarchal narratives in Genesis

17th October: Dr Ann Jeffers – Othering Ruth in biblical reception of the book of Ruth

 24th October: Dr Ela Lazarewicz-Wyrzykow – The Book of Amos: an ancient text with a contemporary message

31st October: Dr Jennifer Dines – ‘Words of Amos’: From Hebrew to Greek

7th November: Prof. Susan Docherty – ‘Rewriting the Biblical Narratives’: Pseudo-Philo’s Biblical Antiquities

14th November: Prof. Catrin Williams – Women in the Gospel of John

21st November: Bisi Obamakin – Afropean hermeneutic and the Gospel of Luke

28th November: Dr Grace Emmett – Paul and masculinity

5th December: Prof. Nuria Calduch-Benages – The Book of Ben Sira: A gem of wisdom

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