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Sunday, February 14 • 10:15am - 11:30am
God Granted Me My Request: Hannah’s Power Play Before God

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Hannah prays for a child and becomes a paradigm for how an individual should stand before God in impassioned petition. This session argues that Hannah does more than pour out her heart in supplication before God. We will see how Hannah actively ensures that her prayer will be answered and offers a paradigm of what it means to be in a reciprocal relationship with God.


Amy Kalmanofsky

Amy Kalmanofsky is Associate Professor of Bible at JTS, teaching courses on biblical literature, religion, and feminist interpretation of the Bible. She has written two books: Terror All Around: The Rhetoric of Horror in the Book of Jeremiah, which applies horror theory to prophetic texts, and Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bible, which explores biblical portrayals of sisters and sisterhoods, and she is the author of numerous articles... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 10:15am - 11:30am

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