The Institute presents a special four-day seminar,
"Archaeology and the History and Religion of Ancient Israel," for current IAT members on March 5-6, and March 13-14. Copresented by the Biblical Archaeology Society, the Institute is pleased to welcome William Dever, world-renowned archaeologist and author of Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From?, to the Bard campus for this free member seminar. (Click here for further details.)
If you have not already renewed or become a member of the IAT, you can do so now, just click here for further information.
Jacob Neusner's essay, "Praying for the Conversion of our Neighbors," appeared in the 24 February issue of Die Tagespost, Germany's Catholic newspaper. To read the article in its entirety , click here.
Please join us for this year's Lenten Series, "Prophecy, Social Justice, and the Vision of God," by Bruce Chilton. For luncheon reservations for next week's lecture, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 845-758-7279. If you were not able to attend the previous lectures, a copy of the notes are available to download as a pdf file, please click here for details.
IAT member Robert Cohen shares activities of the Ulster County Religious Council, including a Interfaith Shared Reading Dialogue in March and April that will explore Bruce Chilton's new book, Abraham's Curse. (Click here for details.)
Bruce Chilton offers a week-long seminar, available for graduate credit, on his new book Abraham's Curse, at the Passionist Retreat Center in the Bronx.The seminar is offered by Wisdom University from March 31 to April 4. Click here for details and registration.
A detailed schedule for the three-day conference, The Golden Rule in the Religions of the World (April 15-17), is available. There is no charge to attend, but reservations are requested. (Click here for details)
For those of you who would like to read and research reference materials of the 1st-century, the Center for James will be open on Monday afternoons from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Center is located in the basement of Village Dorm A. Please e-mail Rebecca Fanning to confirm at email@example.com.
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