The Gender of God in Ancient Israel
Part of the series, Relating to God
With Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages
How did the biblical authors, and other Israelites, view the gender of God? Did they perceive God to be male? Did any of them perceive God as female? To answer this question, we examine both several biblical texts as well as archaeological evidence.
This session was generously sponsored by Linda and Ronald F Daitz and by Yale Asbell, JTS trustee
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