UNC Asheville to Host Lecture, “Jonah’s Whale of a Tale”
Wed, 11/02/2011 - 4:13pm
The story of Jonah, as considered by Judaism, Christianity and Islam, will be the subject of a lecture by Dr. Katherine Peters, “Jonah’s Whale of a Tale,” 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 in UNC Asheville’s Humanties Lecture Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Peters, a specialist in the history and religions of the ancient Near East, holds a Ph.D. from Emory University and lectures at Oglethorpe University. A former member of UNC Asheville’s faculty, Peters is collaborating with Cynthia Ho, UNC Asheville professor of Literature, on a world civilizations text for Oxford University Press.
Peters’ lecture is sponsored by UNC Asheville’s NEH Distinguished Professor in the Humanities. For more information on this event, contact Merritt Moseley, professor of Literature, at 828.251.6583.