Lectures At First Presbyterian Church of Hackensack on The Traumatic Origins of the Bible
By Post Friday, February 22, 2013, 07:18 PM EST
Noted Professor David M. Carr of Union Theological Seminary (NYC) will deliver a lecture entitled “The birth of Christianity and (Judaism) out of Roman Trauma.” at the First Presbyterian Church of Hackensack on Wednesday, March 13th at 7p.m. and on Wednesday, March 20th at 7 p.m. Dr. Carr will deliver a lecture entitled: “Christianity’s founding trauma – crucifixion”. All are welcome and admission is free.
David M. Carr, Professor of Old Testament, is the author of numerous books including “Reading the Fractures of Genesis: Historical and Literary Approaches”, “The Erotic Word: Sexuality, Spirituality and the Bible” and “Writing on the Tablet of the Heart: Origins of Western Scripture and Literature”.
His latest book is entitled “An Introduction to the Old Testament: Sacred Texts and Imperial Contexts of the Hebrew Bible.” His teaching and research interests include the formation and shape of the Bible, sexuality and gender in the Bible, the intersection of historical critical and literary approaches to the Bible, and the emergence of Scripture in the Jewish and Christian traditions.
For more information call Rev. Steven McClelland - 201- 342-7570
First Presbyterian Church of Hackensack
64 Passaic Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601