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Mark of Contradictions: The Creation of Judah’s History and the Case of Samson (Bible and the Ancient World series)314 Royce Hall
Presented by: Professor Mahri Leonard-Fleckman of College of the Holy Cross
Where Was Adam Buried? Textual Communities and the Changing Location of a Sacred SiteOnline on Zoom
Join Zoom: https://ucla.zoom.us/j/95410494359 Because neither the Hebrew Bible, New Testament, nor Qur’ān specify the place of Adam’s burial, its location became an object of contention over the ages among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. The oldest Jewish traditions locate Adam’s tomb in the Cave of Machpelah in Hebron, thereby associating Adam with the biblical patriarchs...
“Abba has begun to make money from the beer business”: Beer, Business, and Halakhah in Rabbinic Literature (Bible and the Ancient World series)314 Royce Hall
Presented by: Professor Jordan D. Rosenblum of the University of Wisconsin-Madison