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Winchester University

April 2019

University of Winchester Event: Asherah, the Queen of Heaven and women’s worship in the Hebrew Bible: A Re-Assessment

The lecture will look at both textual and material data related to the Hebrew Bible regarding women’s worship and rituals. Taking into consideration new research on the religious pluralism in ancient Israel, Dr Jeffers will redraw the boundaries between private and public worship spaces as a means to reassess the place of women in the ancient Israelite religious landscape. Furthermore, Dr Jeffers will look at a number of female figures e.g. Huldah, the unnamed woman of Endor, Zipporah, Tamar, Nehushta,…

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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