e-TiM: The Prophet, the Priest, and the Public: An Examination of the Balance of Powers in the Age of Prophecy

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Tuesdays, 8:30 pm EST
Program Date(s): 
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Tuesday May 5, 2020
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM Tuesday May 12, 2020
Venue: 
Leaders & Speakers: 
Miriam Krupka

Dr. Miriam Krupka offers a two-part overview of the millenium of prophetic dialogue: What was its purpose? How did prophets function in the greater political environment? What were the basic rules surrounding how they communicated? Sources will include a number of rich excerpts from Tanakh, as well as a close look at the Abarbanel, the Malbim, and Abraham Joshua Heschel's perspectives on prophecy, how and why prophecy failed (or did it?), as well as a deeper look into how Tanakh deals with communication and language in general. 

Tuesday, April 28   
8:30pm-9:30pm EST   

Tuesday, May 5
8:30pm-9:30pm EST      

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