“Awaiting the Good Hour”: Hope in the Bible as a Resource for Religious Life

Date: Apr 08, 2024

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sponsor: Online Lecture Series

Location: Online

Category: Timely Insights, Timeless Wisdom

“Awaiting the Good Hour”: Hope in the Bible as a Resource for Religious Life

Part of our spring learning series Timely Insights, Timeless Wisdom 

Monday, April 8, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET 

With Dr. Amy Kalmanofsky, Dean, List College and Kekst Graduate School; Blanche and Romie Shapiro Professor of Bible, JTS 

The capacity to hope is integral to religious life, yet contemporary realities can make it hard to feel and express hope. We will explore what hope means in the context of the Bible, looking particularly at how the prophets Jeremiah and Isaiah use maternal imagery to convey hope, and consider how the Bible can be a valuable resource for cultivating a language of hope for us today.  

If you have previously registered for another session in this series, your registration admits you to all sessions in the series, and you may attend as many as you’d like. 

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