March 30th Teaching Seminar with Dr. David Nelson
Thursday, March 30th
"Teacher, Text and Context:
Teaching Ancient Judaism in the Modern (Christian) Academy"
12 pm to 1:30 pm
Teaching about Jews and Judaism in Interfaith Settings"
3:15 pm to 4:45pm
Dr. W. David Nelson
Rosenthal Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies
Director, Program in Jewish Studies
Texas Christian University - Brite Divinity School
Dr. W. David Nelson received his M.A. in Bible and Cognate Studies and Ph.D. in Rabbinic Literature and Thought from HUC-JIR He is the author of the forthcoming (Oct., 2006, Jewish Pub. Society)
Mekhilta of Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai. He has served on the faculty of the Program In Jewish Studies at Washington Univ. in St. Louis and from 2001-present at Brite Divinity School and Texas Christian University.
Both meetings will be held in the Electronic classroom of the American Jewish Archives. All welcome.