Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Lecture by Ann "Indiana Jones" Killebrew

WAIT, I THOUGHT THAT WAS ME! Institute for Studies of Religion to Host ‘Real-life Indiana Jones’ for Lecture (Baylor Media Communications).
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) — Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) will host Ann Killebrew, associate professor of classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, Jewish studies and anthropology at Pennsylvania State University, for a lecture.

At 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in the Cox Lecture Hall in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave., in Waco.

Killebrew will speak on “The Emergence of Israel in Bible and Archaeology,” exploring the topic in light of the biblical account, New Kingdom Egyptian texts, the archaeological evidence and recent theories regarding ethnogenesis and ethnicity. Killebrew has participated in or directed numerous archaeological projects in Israel, Turkey and Egypt.

“Ann Killebrew is absolutely a world-class archaeologist,” said Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor and co-director for the Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the ISR. “She really is one of the real-life Indiana Jones characters.”

Yes, there's room for more than one. Don't miss Professor Killebrew's lecture if you're in the vicinity.