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Saturday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Martin Luther King and the Bible

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Martin Luther King, Jr. often quoted the Bible in his speeches. We'll look at which biblical texts moved him, why, and how these biblical texts - and other sources - contributed to his theological views and activism.

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Aaron Koller

Aaron Koller is an associate professor of Near Eastern and Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University, where he studies the ancient world of the Bible and rabbinic literature, especially material culture, language, and intellectual history. His most recent book is Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought (Cambridge UP). Aaron also as a longstanding involvement in the Drisha Institute, where he teaches Talmud and biblical interpretation. He lives in Queens with... Read More →


Saturday February 16, 2013 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Hillsborough main hotel 5th floor conference level