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Virtual: DR. CAROL MEYERS, The Ancient Gender Gap: The Bible, Archaeology, and Israelite Women

Date: November 4, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Time and again, scholars have found stark differences between the images of women in standard texts and information from other sources, and ancient Israel is no exception when we glean our view of Israelite women from archaeology as well as the Bible.Using both these sources, Dr. Meyers will provide a glimpse into women’s roles in both household economy and in household religion, offering some intriguing conclusions about women’s power.

Dr. Carol Meyers is the Mary Grace Wilson Professor Emerita of Religion at Duke University, specializing in biblical studies, archaeology, and gender in the biblical world. She has been a staff member or co-director of numerous archaeological field projects and has written hundreds of articles, reviews and books. A frequent consultant for media productions, she recently served as President of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Wednesday, November 4 | 8 - 9 am | FREE