I was on RCF radio to answer Guillaume de Clermont’s questions on “The Bible Facing Archaeology.” This interview is a follow-up to the conference I gave in Orleans on this theme; you can listen to it here:
Judaism, followed by Christianity and Islam, is often associated with the birth of monotheism. But is it really the case? Didn’t monotheism appear earlier? On the other hand, is the Bible really monotheistic? What do the earliest manuscripts reveal?
If you want to know more, come
Friday, March 16, 2010 at 8:30 PM
For a conference on
The Birth of Monotheism
This conference is organized by the Lions Club Montigny les 3 Villages, and will take place at Ferme du Manet, 61 avenue du Manet, 78180 Montigny-le-Bretonneux. For more information and booking, please visit the Lions Club website.
Samson, David, Daniel or Gilgamesh are some of the most famous heroes in biblical and mesopotamian literature. These characters are the object of a new book entitled “The Young Hero,” that I edited together with J.-M. Durand and Th. Römer.
To give you a taste, here is the table of contents: (more…)