Exodus: Between Bible and Archaeology
Public talk and interdisciplinary panel debate
University of Bristol. Generously founded by the Institute for Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition.
Date: Thurs 7 May 2020
Time: 13:00 to 16:00
Location: University of Bristol, Lecture Theatre 3, 21 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TE
‘Hebrews in Bronze Age Egypt? An ethno-linguistic perspective’Maiken Mosleth King, Department of Classics & Ancient History
‘Jewish Perspectives on the Exodus and Passover: From the Beginnings until Constantine’ Dr Lindsey Askin, Department of Religion & Theology
‘The Exodus: the archaeological perspective’
Prof Aidan Dodson, Department of Anthropology & Archaeology
‘Torah From Heaven: how the narrative of the Giving of the Law at Sinai challenges modern ideas of biblical law’ Prof Jonathan Burnside, University of Bristol Law School
Followed by panel discussion and Q&A.
Free entrance. All are welcome. Refreshments and kosher snacks provided.