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Sunday, February 10 • 10:30am - 11:45am
The Gospels into Hebrew: Why, For Whom, By Whom and How?'

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An anonymous fifteenth-century manuscript now in the Vatican Library contains the first complete translation into Hebrew of all Four Gospels: The Books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. This presentation will examine the context of the translation addressing the question of why such a translation was needed, by who and for what purposes.

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Chaim (Harvey) Hames

Prof., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Chaim (Harvey) Hames is chair of the General History Department at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His research interests include Medieval and Renaissance Jewish and Christian mysticism and philosophy, apocalypticism, inter-religious polemics and religious conversion. He recently published I (do not) Believe: Israel and Judaism – Past, Present, Future (in Hebrew, Ktav 2011).  He is in Colorado serving as a visiting scholar at the... Read More →


Sunday February 10, 2013 10:30am - 11:45am
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