Jewish vs. Greek Mind

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Dr. Yeshaya Gruber, Pinchas Shir & Dr. Nicholas J. Schaser

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What is the difference between thinking in a Hebrew way vs. a Greek way? Do you know why it matters crucially for understanding the Bible? Are these two mindsets diametrically opposed to each other? Is one right and the other wrong? Or do Jewish and Greek thought overlap, influence, and complement each other? 

The discussion features Profs. Yeshaya Gruber, Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Nicholas Schaser, and Pinchas Shir of the Israel Bible Center.

For more discussion on related themes, please see our course on Jews and Greeks on Life and Afterlife.

Scholars Panel

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Professor of Ancient Cultures and Head of School

Dr. Yeshaya Gruber

Professor of Jewish History and Culture

Pinchas Shir

Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures

Dr. Nicholas J. Schaser

Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies

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