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Dr. Rebecca Moore on the occasion of her retirement from SDSU: “Forgotten Voices: 2000 Years of Unrecognized Leadership in Christianity”
Thursday May 7th. 2:00pm AL 101
Author Book signing will follow lecture
Former department chair in Religious Studies, Dr. Rebecca Moore will be retiring from SDSU at the end of Spring 2015. She has a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Marquette University (1996), where her specialty was Jewish and Christian dialogue.
She has written and published on medieval Christian theologians and their debt to Jewish biblical commentary. She co-authored the book A Portable God: The Origin of Judaism and Christianity (Rowman and Littlefield 2007) with SDSU colleague Risa Levitt Kohn. The book examines how first-century Judaic groups interpreted Israelite religion in a new historical context.
Dr. Moore also studies New Religious Movements, where she has concentrated on interpreting a group called Peoples Temple and the events at Jonestown, Guyana that occurred in November 1978. This effort can be seen on the website http://jonestown.sdsu.edu and in the book Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple (Praeger 2009).
Most recently has published a feminist analysis of the role women have played in the development of Christianity. Women in Christian Traditions will be published be available for purchase at this lecture.
Symposium on Scripture, Hermeneutics and Language
April 13, 14, 2015
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