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Book Launch: Benjamin Wold, 4QInstruction: Divisions & Hierarchies

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 6:30pm

Book Launch: Benjamin Wold, 4QInstruction: Divisions & Hierarchies

The launch of Ben Wold’s 4QInstruction: Divisions and Hierarchies (Brill, 2018) by Dr Garrick Allen (DCU) organised by the School of Religion.

In 4QInstruction: Divisions and Hierarchies, Benjamin Wold challenges the interpretation of 4QInstruction as a deterministic and dualistic composition. In a re-examination of key fragments he offers new reconstructions and translations that indicate 4QInstruction envisaged wisdom available to all humanity, divisions among humankind and communities as the result of individual adherence to wisdom, and a hierarchy of authority as a result of individual merit.

Accessibility: Yes
Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Research Theme: Identities in Transformation
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff
Contact Name: Dr Benjamin Wold
Contact Emailwoldb@tcd.ie

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