Sign In Forgot Password

The Name: A Talk with Mark Sameth

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 13 Tammuz 5781

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for this special presentation with Rabbi Mark Sameth, author of the book The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God.

About Rabbi Mark Sameth

Named one of “America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis” by The Forward’s, featured in Berne and Blechman’s God: 48 Famous and Fascinating Minds Talk about God, Rabbi Mark Sameth’s essays include “Our Father, Who Art Our Mother” (Religion Dispatches) and “Is God Transgender?” (Op-Ed, The New York Times) — links to which may be found on his website https://rabbimarksameth.com.

About The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God

Counter to everything we grew up believing, the God of Israel — the God of the three monotheistic, Abrahamic religions to which fully half the people on the planet today belong — was understood by its earliest worshippers to be a dual-gendered deity. So explains Rabbi Mark Sameth in The Name: A History of the Dual-Gendered Hebrew Name for God. “Brimming with ample proof” (Journal of Interreligious Studies). “A startlingly persuasive argument” (CCAR Journal). “May just be the most the most interesting thing written about God since the Jews figured out there was only One (Rabbi Lawrence Kushner, author of Kabbalah, A Love Story). 

Sorry, Registration has ended.

Share Print Save To My Calendar
Tue, September 21 2021 15 Tishrei 5782