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The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God

Wednesday, June 23 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, June 23, 7:00-8:00pm

Join us for this special presentation with Rabbi Mark Sameth, author of the book The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God.

About The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God:

Counter to everything we grew up believing, the God of Israel — the God of the three monotheistic, Abrahamic religions to which fully half the people on the planet today belong — was understood by its earliest worshipers to be a dual-gendered deity. So explains Rabbi Mark Sameth in The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God. “Brimming with ample proof” (Journal of Interreligious Studies). “A startlingly persuasive argument” (CCAR Journal). “May just be the most the most interesting thing written about God since the Jews figured out there was only One (Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, author of Kabbalah, A Love Story).

About Rabbi Mark Sameth: Named one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by The Forward’s, featured in Berne and Blechman’s God: 48 Famous and Fascinating Minds Talk about God, Rabbi Mark Sameth’s essays include “Our Father, Who Art Our Mother” (Religion Dispatches) and “Is God Transgender?” (Op-Ed, The New York Times).

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Details

Date:
Wednesday, June 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://members.nevehshalom.org/event/A-Talk-with-Mark-Sameth

Organizer

Mel Berwin
Email:
mberwin@nevehshalom.org