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Amy-Jill Levine
Amy-Jill Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies and Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science; she is also Affiliated Professor, Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge UK. Her publications include The Misunderstood Jew: The Church and the Scandal of the Jewish Jesus, The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and the Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us, and Short Stories by Jesus: The Enigmatic Parables of a Controversial Rabbi. Dr. Levine is also co-editor of the Jewish Annotated New Testament.
Dr. Levine has an amazing gift for helping Christian again hear Jesus’ message through its original Jewish lens. Her full bio can be found at http://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/people/bio/amy-jill-levine