Open House | Song of Moses, Song of Deuteronomy, with Keith Stone

We were pleased to welcome back Keith Stone as guest for a discussion about the textual development of the biblical book of Deuteronomy, on Thursday, October 18th, at 11 a.m. EDT. The "Song of Moses", usually considered as a late addition, displays themes and locutions that are strikingly and organically reflected among what are usually considered to be the earliest parts of Deuteronomy. There is a related handout. Read more

New Publication: Singing Moses’s Song

How does performing affect those who perform? Starting from observation of the intergenerational tradition of performing the Song of Moses (Deuteronomy 32.1–43), Keith Stone explores ways in which the Song contributes to Deuteronomy’s educational program through the dynamics of reenactment that operate in traditions of performance. Read more