Rebekah Stern and Lev Metz Present Paper on "The Redemptive Power of Praise: Psalm 96 Sings a New Song"

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Rebekah Stern and Lev Metz, both 2009 Rhea Hirsch MA graduates, had the distinction of presenting a paper in the regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (Pacific Coast Region).  The students presented their paper on "The Redemptive Power of Praise: Psalm 96 Sings a New Song."  The meeting was held in Tempe Arizona, March 15-16.


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