Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Search our Archives!

Email to a Friend

Scholar explores ancient Jewish reactions to ancient pagan statues


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/scholar_explores_ancient_jewish_reactions_to_ancient_pagan_statues_20080321

Professor Yaron Z. Eliav, who recently spoke about Jews and statues at the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades, co-directs the multidisciplinary Statuary Project at the University of Michigan, which, among other endeavors, peruses classical Jewish texts for references to statues (there are at least 6,000 of them -- many appreciative of the figures' beauty and tolerant of female nudes).

Recipient email:
Your email:
Comments:
What's this word?