Sept 15 | Dr. Jeffrey P. García – Museum of the Bible Panelist

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Dr. Jeffrey P. García | Museum of the Bible Guest Panelist

Bible scholar, author and associate professor of New Testament and Second Temple Literature at Alliance U, Dr. Jeffrey P. García, will be a featured panelist in a discussion, “The Samaritans: Ancient and Modern,” at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, September 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m., an in-person and virtual event. The panel discussion on the history of the Samaritans will follow a preview of the Museum’s exhibition “The Samaritans: A Biblical People, a collaboration with the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies, which opens on September 16. Dr. García and Dr. Notley co-wrote an article on the story of the Good Samaritan that is included in the Museum of the Bible guide.

Demystifying the Ancient Text

The interrelation between the Gospels/Acts and ancient Jewish literature, in particular, the early Jewish and early Rabbinic corpora is Dr. Garcia’s expertise. A published author, his work includes, On Human Nature in Ancient Judaism: Creation, Composition, and ConditionUnderstanding the Gospels as Ancient Jewish Literature. With Alliance University Department Chair of Biblical and Theological Studies, Dr. R. Steven Notley, he co-edited The Gospels in First-Century Judaea.

Dr. García has also contributed to The Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions and the Biblical Archaeology Review magazine. He is currently, Dr. García at work on his next book on the nature of charity in the Gospels and ancient Judaism. He also regularly works as a teaching guide in Israel and Turkey and has been a member of the Alliance University El Araj Excavation Project team for six years.