The Book of Genesis: A Biography

Ronald Hendel in conversation with Rabbi Stephen Pearce and the Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw
Date & Time: 
Thursday November 29, 2012 05:00 PM to 06:15 PM
Location: 
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

Ronald Hendel will introduce his forthcoming book, The Book of Genesis: A Biography (Princeton, November 2012) in conversation with Rabbi Stephen Pearce of Temple Emanu-El, San Francisco, and the Very Rev. Jane Shaw, Dean of the Grace Cathedral, San Francisco.

The book traces how Genesis has shaped views of reality, and how changing views of reality have shaped interpretations of Genesis.

Ronald Hendel is the Norma and Sam Dabby Professor of Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies at UC Berkeley.

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