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Dr. Nyasha Junior lecture, Sarah, Hagar, and #MeToo

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Date Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1 hours

Biblical scholar and author Dr. Nyasha Junior will give this year's Preston Lecture in biblical studies. Her talk, Sarah, Hagar, and #MeToo, will focus on issues of gender and race in the story of Sarah and Hagar. 

The lecture will be held on March 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. in Jones Chapel. A reception and book signing will be held in the Chapel Common Room following her talk.

Dr. Nyasha Junior is Associate Professor of Religion at Temple University in Philadelphia. She holds a Ph.D. in biblical studies from Princeton Theological Seminary. She is the author of An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation (Westminster John Knox Press, 2015).

Her current projects include Reimagining Hagar: Blackness and Bible (Oxford University Press) and Black Samson: The Untold Story of an American Icon (Oxford University Press). Visit nyashajunior.com and follow her on Twitter @NyashaJunior.  

The Preston Lecture is sponsored by the Religious and Ethical Studies Department, and counts as an Academic and Cultural Event for General Education.

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