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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Biblical Studies Symposium Hosts Dr. Jeffery Stackert

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Lincoln, IL - Lincoln Christian University welcomes 2010 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise recipient Dr. Jeffrey Stackert as part of its Biblical Studies Symposium. Dr. Stackert will be presenting a paper entitled "The Devastation of Darkness: Disability in Exodus 10:21-23, 27 and Intensification in the Plagues." The public is invited to join all students for this lecture scheduled in Restoration Hall room R23 on February 29 from noon to 12:50 p.m.
Dr. Stackert is the Assistant Professor of Hebrew Bible in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. He earned his PhD in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies (Ancient Near East and Bible) at Brandeis University. Dr. Stackert won the 2010 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise with his publication, Rewriting the Torah: Literary Revision in Deuteronomy and the Holiness Legislation (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007).
The Biblical Studies Symposium meets every Wednesday during academic semesters as a way to provide an outlet for the discussion of biblical scholarship at Lincoln Christian University. Presenters typically present a paper on their most recent scholarly work. Symposium presenters are typically LCU faculty, but on occasion may include student work or speakers like Dr. Stackert who come from other colleges and universities.




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