In The Community: Dr. Erica Martin teaching a four-week class at Temple Beth El, Tacoma

January 31, 2018

Dr. Erica Martin, Instructor of Hebrew Scriptures at the School of Theology and Ministry, will be teaching a four-week class entitled "The Egyptian Episode: Slavery and Liberation in Torah and History" at Temple Beth El in Tacoma.

This class looks at the history of biblical Israel against the backdrop of the Egyptian empire. Were we slaves in Egypt? Where did this story come from, how did it evolve, and how did it become central to Jewish identity?

Dates: Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25
Time: 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Place: Temple Beth El Chapel
Cost: Members—$40; Non-members—$55
Book Fee: None

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