Faculty Seminars 2018–2019

The Ten Commandments: From the Bible to Rembrandt

rembrandtJordan S. Penkower, Bar-Ilan University
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
10:00–11:30 AM
Bildner Center, 12 College Ave.

This presentation traces the history of the Tablets of the Covenant and the Ten Commandments inscribed thereon, from the Bible through the Renaissance, as represented in both Jewish and Christian art, with special attention to two of Rembrandt’s paintings.