Recognized speaker to discuss contemporary Judaism


An internationally-recognized scholar will be the guest speaker Tuesday at the annual Gates of Chai lecture presented by Brite Divinity School.

Carol Meyers, professor of religion at Duke University, is also an archeologist and an author who consulted broadcast and media producers on biblical matters. Her work is seen on various religious television shows and movies, including “The Prince of Egypt.”

The event is intended to discuss contemporary Judaism. For the past 13 years, prominent Jewish leaders and interested community members attended the lecture.

The event will take place at the Brown-Lupton University Union auditorium at 7 p.m. Online registration is available and is free for university students.