Is There Such a Thing as Written Torah?
Benjamin Sommer / June 2, 2016
A lecture and discussion with Benjamin Sommer about his book Revelation and Authority: Sinai in Jewish Scripture and Tradition (Finalist, National Jewish Book Award; Finalist, Jordan Schnitzer Award from AJS;, and a recommended book in religion at Publishers Weekly).
Benjamin Sommer is a Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS. He is the author of The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel and A Prophet Reads Scripture: Allusion in Isaiah 40-66. He has a PhD in Bible from the University of Chicago, an MA in Near East and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Click here to access podcasts recorded by Benjamin Sommer.