Rebecca K. Esterson
Graduate Theological Union

Prof. Rebecca K. Esterson is the Dean of the Center for Swedenborgian Studies and the chair of the Department of Sacred Texts and Their Interpretation at the Graduate Theological Union, where she teaches courses on the history of biblical interpretation and the history of Jewish-Christian relations. She earned her Ph.D. from the Graduate Division of Religious Studies at Boston University, and her M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School. Esterson’s book Jewish Allegory in Eighteenth-Century Christian Imagination (Society of Biblical Literature Press, 2023) explores the how the relationship between self and other figured in the discourse about biblical literalism and biblical allegory in early modernity.

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October 23, 2023

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