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Prof. Bernard Levinson has co-edited a major international volume, The Formation of the Pentateuch: Bridging the Academic Cultures of Europe, Israel, and North America (Mohr Siebeck 2016), xii + 1204 pages. Despite nearly…

Professor Bernard Levinson has just returned from Hangzhou, China, where he gave the opening conference keynote address, “Strategies for the Reinterpretation of Normative Texts within the Hebrew Bible,” at the First World Congress…

Professor Bernard Levinson gave a keynote lecture on law and religion at a symposium in Oslo, Norway, on May 22. The lecture was entitled, “‘And He Wrote on the Tablets the words of the Covenant’: Writing, Rewriting, and the Trope…

Professor Bernard M. Levinson will present a lecture titled "Revisiting the ‘and’ in Law and Covenant in the Hebrew Bible" at the University of Michigan on October 7, 2016 at the Professor George E. Mendenhall Symposium—Law,…

Professor Bernard Levinson is the author of a new book entitled A More Perfect Torah: At the Intersection of Philology and Hermeneutics in Deuteronomy and the Temple Scroll (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013). The volume explores…
Professor Bernard Levinson has co-organized a conference, entitled "Convergence and Divergence in Pentateuchal Theory: Bridging the Academic Cultures of Israel," to be held at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem on…
Professor Bernard Levinson will give a talk in conjunction with the Italian translation of his book Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel at Pontifical Gregorian University. Levinson is currently spending the…
Professor Bernard Levinson will spend the 2012-13 academic year at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he will be conducting research alongside seven international scholars on a project…
Professor Bernard M. Levinson will present a free public lecture entitled, "'You Must Not Add Anything To What I Command You': Paradoxes of Canon And Authorship in Ancient Israel." Levinson's lecture will address how Israel, having a…
Professor Bernard Levinson will speak at Or Emet: Minnesota Congregation for Humanistic Judaism on April 27, 2012. Levinson's lecture, entitled, "The Struggle for the Old Testament in Nazi Germany: The Story of Gerhard von Rad,"…
Professor Bernard Levinson, Berman Family Chair in Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible and Bruno Chaouat, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies have organized an interdisciplinary symposium that will bring together…
Professor Bernard Levinson will present a lecture at a symposium on the reception of Torah in Wisdom literature at Humboldt University of Berlin. Levinson's lecture is entitled "Reception History as a Window into Composition…