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Interview with Benjamin D. Sommer: Jewish Views on the Bible

This week’s topic is Jewish ways understanding what the Bible is, namely what it means to speak of the Bible as “revealed” and “authoritative.” Our guest is Benjamin D. Sommer, professor of Bible and ancient Semitic languages at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. His latest book is Revelation and Authority: Sinai in Jewish Scripture and Tradition. Christians have much to learn from Jews about how to understand the nature of the Bible.

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Being a Jewish Biblical Scholar with Marc Brettler

Interview with Marc Brettler: On Being a Jewish Biblical Scholar

June 19, 2017

This week’s episode explores how Judaism engages modern biblical scholarship which is often hostile to that tradition. Our guest is Marc Z. Brettler, Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor of Judaic Studies, Duke University. He is the author and editor of several important books including The Jewish Study BibleThe Bible and the BelieverThe Jewish Annotated New Testament, and How to Read the Bible.

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