November 10 Encountering The Saint John's Bible
Program begins at 2:00 PM in Joslyn's Abbott Lecture Hall
A special four-part lecture series celebrating Word and Image: The St. John’s Bible. Presented by Creighton faculty, at Joslyn, on select Sun­days at 2 pm, Encountering the St. John’s Bible examines the composition and canonization of the Bible. Programs are free with regular Museum admission.

Visitors wishing to view Word and Image must obtain a ticket at the admissions desk for entrance to the exhibition (free for Joslyn members; $10 general public adults).

“How the Bible became Bible” Presented by Dr. Nicolae Roddy

Most people agree the Bible did not fall from heaven in one fell swoop; but just what was the process by which selected oral and written traditions came to be shaped into a grand narrative of Israel’s past? Dr. Roddy’s presentation will offer a comprehensive look at textual signposts that help reveal how and why the Bible came
to be.

is an Eastern Orthodox biblical scholar holding the rank of Professor of Theology at Creighton University and also serves as Visiting Professor of Biblical Archaeology at the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania. For twenty years, Dr. Roddy served as co-director and area supervisor for the Bethsaida Archaeology Project, located near the Sea of Galilee.