Saturday, July 12, 2008

Jean Louis Ska - Public Lecture on the Bible at Divine Word Seminary


An invitation
from the Catholic Biblical Association of the Philippines
and Divine Word Seminary Tagaytay City:

PUBLIC LECTURE:

"Genesis 18:1-15 or the Enigma of a Secret Laughter"
By: Jean Louis Ska, author of Introduction to Reading the Pentateuch (Eisenbrauns, 2006).

Venue: Divine Word Seminary, Tagaytay City
Date: July 18, 2008 – 9:30-11:30 AM

J-L Ska, Old Testament scholar (Pentateuch) from the European side, holds Doctorate in Sacred Scripture (SSD 1984) from the Pontifical Biblical Institute where he currently teaches as a professor. He was born in Arlon, Belgium in 1946 and entered the Society of Jesus in 1964.

His books include the following:

Le passage de la mer (doctoral dissertation-1987, 1997)
Our Fathers have told us (1990, 2000, also in Chinese)
La parola di Dio nei racconti degli uomini (2000)
L'argilla, al Danza e il Giardino (2001)
La Strada e la casa (2001)
Abramo e i suoi ospiti (2003)
Cose nuove e cose antiche (2004)
Il libro sigillato e il libro aperto (2005)
I volti insoliti di Dio (2006)
Lessico ragionato dell'esegesi biblica (co-author, 2006, original in French)
Introduction to Reading the Pentateuch (2006 also in French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Korean)
Una goccia d'inchiostro (2008)
Biblical Exegesis in Progress (co-author, forthcoming).

Contact: Bing - 09157884117 or email- rrandy33@yahoo.com

Click on this to read my syllabus of the Pentateuch class and the importance of Ska's Introduction to Reading the Pentateuch.