THE INTERFAITH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF METROPOLITAN DETROIT PRESENTS:
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine
“Understanding Jesus means Understanding Judaism: Tips for Preaching and Teaching”
March 30, 2012 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM
St. John’s Episcopal Church
26998 Woodward, Royal Oak, MI 48067
(SE Corner of 11 Mile and Woodward)
Please RSVP by contacting Gail Katz: firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-978-6664
Dr. Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science in Nashville, TN; she is also Affiliated Professor, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge UK. Holding the B.A. from Smith College, and the M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University, she has honorary doctorates from the University of Richmond, the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, the University of South Carolina-Upstate, Drury University, and Christian Theological Seminary.
Her books include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus (HarperOne), The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and the Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us, co-authored with Douglas Knight (HarperOne), the edited Historical Jesus in Context (Princeton), and the fourteen-volume edited Feminist Companions to the New Testament and Early Christian Writings (Continuum). With Marc Brettler she also edited the Jewish Annotated New Testament (Oxford). A self-described Yankee Jewish feminist, Professor Levine is a member of Congregation Sherith Israel, an Orthodox synagogue, although she is often quite unorthodox.