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Yair Zakovitch Public Lecture at Paideia 2013 – The Jewish Big Bang

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Prof Yair Zakovitch (Hebrew University)

Is the Bible a book or a library? The long way from books to a canon; How different parts of the Bible interpret one another. Different canons – different interpretations.
Yair Zakovitch is the Father Takeji Otsuki Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His primary research interests are the Bible as literature, biblical thought, ancient interpretation of the Bible. Prof. Zakovitch served as Head of the Institute of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University, and also as its Dean of Humanities. He has published numerous books and articles.

Read the texts for the lecture here: THE JEWISH BIG BANG