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Virtual Sermon by Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

Feb. 24, 2021—On Sunday, February 21, Dr. Amy-Jill Levine delivered a virtual sermon for the First Sunday in Lent titled Listening for Dinah at the Riverside Church in the City of New York. Stream the entire service here.  

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Amy-Jill Levine on “The Bible for Normal People Podcast”

Feb. 16, 2021—In this episode of The Bible for Normal People Podcast, Pete and Jared talk with Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Brettler about some of the themes of their new book, The Bible With and Without Jesus as they explore the following questions: How...

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Amy-Jill Levine leads talk for Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies

Dec. 18, 2020—On February 17, 2021, Dr. Amy-Jill Levine will lead a virtual talk titled Jesus and Judaism: Why the Connection Matters. This talk, hosted by the Haberman Institute for Jewish Studies, is free and open to all. Description: Jesus of Nazareth...

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Amy-Jill Levine joins Luke Norsworthy podcast

Dec. 4, 2020—Dr. Amy-Jill Levine returns to the the Luke Norsworthy podcast to help get ready for Advent by discussing how to read scripture, Biblical illiteracy, mangers, magi, and her book Light of the World. Luke Norsworthy is a pastor, author, and...

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Virtual talk by Amy-Jill Levine at Parnassus Books

Nov. 20, 2020—Parnassus Books presents a conversation with Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi-Brettler, authors of The Bible with and Without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently. The event is virtual, and will take place on the Parnassus Books...

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Professor AJ Levine recognized for multiple scholarly works

Nov. 8, 2019—Professor Levine has recently been recommended by The Christian Century for her book, Light of the World. She has also been selected for the United Methodist Women 2020 Reading Program for her book co-authored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Who is My Neighbor? For...

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Amy-Jill Levine on Podcast “The Bible for Normal People”

Jul. 1, 2019—  Amy-Jill Levine was interviewed on the podcast The Bible for Normal People for an episode titled “Jesus, Judaism, & Christianity.”   Listen to the podcast here. 

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Amy-Jill Levine presents her book “The Jewish Annotated New Testament” to Pope Francis

Mar. 28, 2019—Amy-Jill Levine and her co-author Marc Zvi Brettler presented a copy of their book The Jewish Annotated New Testament to Pope Francis. See below for their statement to an Italian newspaper:   The Jewish Annotated New Testament Comes to Rome by Marc...

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Watch and Learn: Amy-Jill Levine, “What’s Jesus Got to Do With It”

Nov. 30, 2018—Amy-Jill Levine was interviewed on Nashville Public Radio’s (WPLN) live podcast Movers and Thinkers on November 29, 2018 for an episode titled “What’s Jesus Got to Do With It.” Watch the livestream of the recording here.

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Amy-Jill Levine Featured in Modern Twist on Classic Bible Stories

Jan. 11, 2018—In this newly published book, classic Bible stories have been written to focus on aspects not typically highlighted in previous children’s versions. Adjunct faculty member Elizabeth F. Caldwell recently published Growing in God’s Love: A Story Bible with clarity, diversity, and accuracy in...

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Listen and Learn: A-J Levine on Jesus's Jewish Roots (NPR's On Point)

Nov. 12, 2014—Prof. Amy-Jill Levine joins guest host John Harwood and author James Carroll on NPR’s On Point, for a discussion of why Jesus’s Jewish roots matter. The interview was broadcast on November 12, 2014. Click below to listen, and here for...

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Levine Featured in Moment Magazine

Dec. 6, 2013—The Gospel of Amy-Jill Levine by Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil was published in the 2013 November-December issue of Moment Magazine.

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Amy-Jill Levine

Jul. 18, 2013—University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies Divinity School and College of Arts and Science A.B. (Smith 1978) A.M., Ph.D. (Duke 1981, 1984) 615.343.3967 amy-jill.levine@vanderbilt.edu 235 Divinity School Amy-Jill Levine is University...

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The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us

Nov. 8, 2011—By Douglas Knight and Amy-Jill Levine. (Harper Collins Publishers, 2011). Passed down for generations, compiled between 500 and 100 BCE, and finalized around the time of Jesus, the various accounts in the Hebrew Bible took shape under a variety of cultures. Knight and Levine explore this diverse history and equip us with the critical tools necessary to understand what the ancient texts originally meant.

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The Jewish Annotated New Testament

Jul. 26, 2011—Edited by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Z. Brettler. (Oxford University Press, 2011). Although major New Testament figures were Jews, living in a culture steeped in Jewish history, beliefs, and practices, there has never been an edition of the New Testament that addresses its Jewish background and the culture from which it grew--until now. In The Jewish Annotated New Testament, eminent experts put these writings back into the context of their original authors and audiences, and explain how these writings have affected the relations of Jews and Christians over the past two thousand years.

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The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus

Nov. 20, 2007—By Amy-Jill Levine. (Harper Collins Publishers, 2007). Amy-Jill Levine helps Christians and Jews understand the "Jewishness" of Jesus so that their appreciation of him deepens and a greater interfaith dialogue can take place. Levine's humor and informed truth-telling provokes honest conversation and debate about how Christians and Jews should understand Jesus, the New Testament, and each other.

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