2018 – Law in Metaphor, Metaphor in Law

Law in Metaphor, Metaphor in Law
Sunday, November 18, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Shalom E. Holtz, Yeshiva University, Presiding

Job Jindo, Academy for Jewish Religion
Pitfalls of Metaphor Identification in Biblical Law (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)

Joseph Lam, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Polysemy, Metonymy, and Metaphor: On the Semantics of Biblical Hebrew hatta’t and ’ašam (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)

Hannah K Harrington, Patten University
The Metaphor of Body=Sanctuary in Second Temple Judaism (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)

Ryan Bonfiglio, Emory University / First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta
Metaphors and Idolatry: Negotiating the First Commandment in the Psalms (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)

Andrew D. Gross, The Catholic University of America
Metaphor in the Aramaic Legal Tradition (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)