Baruch J. Schwartz - “The Splitting of the Sea Narrative: Exodus 14 Parted and Reunited”

WhenMarch 08, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
WhereSwift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Contact InformationChicago Center for Jewish Studies
DescriptionBaruch J. Schwartz, Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Joyce Z. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago will give a public lecture entitled, “The Splitting of the Sea Narrative: Exodus 14 Parted and Reunited.” Prof. Schwartz’s research centers on biblical religion and law, the composition of the Torah, the classical prophetic literature, and medieval biblical exegesis. He is the author of The Holiness Legislation (Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1999) and of the commentary on Leviticus in The Jewish Study Bible (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004; second edition 2014) as well as numerous scholarly articles on biblical topics. The lecture will be followed by a light kosher reception. For further information, contact Nancy Pardee at
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