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Timothy Beal & William Deal, Case Western Reserve University
October 25, 2011

 
 
Timothy Beal
   
 
 
William Deal

Speakers:
Timothy Beal
Florence Harkness Professor of Religion
Department of Religious Studies
Case Western Reserve University

William Deal
Severance Professor of the History of Religion
Department of Religious Studies
Case Western Reserve University

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Place: Hager Auditorium, Museum of the Rockies
Time: 6 p.m.

Overall Title: The Symbols and Scriptures of Jesus and Buddha
Beal: Will the King James Bible Go the Way of All Flesh?
Deal: Ritual Characters, Iconicities of the Lotus Sutra in 11th Century Japanese Buddhism

This event is free and open to the public but that tickets are necessary for entrance; tickets will be available at the door.

This lecture is cosponsored by Humanities Montana.

Sponsoring department: History & Philosophy

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About the speakers:

Timothy Beal has published several books, including:
Theory for Religious Studies
Religion and Its Monsters
Mel Gibson’s Bible: Religion
, Popular Culture, and the Passion of the Christ
God in the Fray
The Book of Hiding: Gender, Annihilation, and Esther
Reading Bibles, Writing Bodies: Identity and the Book
The Rise and Fall of the Bible: The Unexpected History of an Accidental Book

Bill Deal has published two books as well as numerous articles on Buddhism:
Theory for Religious Studies
Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan

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