Event Date: Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 6:30pm
Barbara Green, O.P., professor of biblical studies at DSPT and GTU will present:
"Can We Do That? Reading Sacred Texts as They Read Us"
The 26th Annual Reading of the Sacred Texts at the GTU.
Reception at 6:30 pm; Lecture at 7:00 pm
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How—with what legitimacy, rationale, skill, and effect—can we address fresh questions to our sacred texts? A certain strand of scholarship has valorized objectivity on the part of readers, strict attention to original historical contexts. And yet we also know from the arts that those who create such texts are deeply...