Bible as Literature, led by Rabbi Daniel Reiser

January 27, 2022, 10:15 am

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Back by popular demand! The Bible has been referred to as the world’s best selling, least read book. Many of us have a passing familiarity with the Bible’s most famous stories—Jonah, who was swallowed by a fish, or Esther, who saved her people from destruction. But beneath these simple plot lines lies a sophisticated literary artistry. In this five-week course, we will study the first five chapters of the Book of Genesis (our origin stories), with an eye towards their literary character. In so doing, we will hope to discover the complexities of motive and ambiguities of character that are essential not only to good literature, but to the human experience.  RSVP to