Maccabean Project public dialogue with Steven Weitzman and Benedikt Eckhardt & Professor Andrea Berlin

  • Starts: 6:00 pm on Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • Ends: 8:00 pm on Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Debating 1 Maccabees: Archaeology vs. Literature vs. History. Steven and Benedikt respond to new archaeological evidence that calls into question aspects of the historical presentation of 1 Maccabees. This will be a public, student-oriented conversation, beginning with a brief illustrated overview by BU Professor Andrea Berlin, followed by responses from Steven and Benedikt, and then a free-wheeling discussion.
Location:
BU Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd (2nd Floor)
Registration:
http://www.bu.edu/jewishstudies/calendar/?date=20170405

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