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From the Archives: A Rabbi Leads Conversations about the Ethics of Genesis.

Rabbi Burton Visotzky of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. Since 1987 he's led seminars on the Book of Genesis. The seminars gained a following. Novelists, poets, editors, filmmakers, CEOs, and attorneys attended the sessions to understand the relevance of Genesis to modern life. The New York Times described the seminarv as "the best conversations in New York City." Bill Moyers did a 10-part PBS series on Visotzky's seminar.

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A Rabbi Leads Conversations about the Ethics of Genesis

Rabbi Burton Visotzky teaches at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. Since 1987 he's been leading seminars on the Book of Genesis. The seminars gained a following among novelists, poets, editors, filmmakers, CEOs, and attorneys. The New York Times described the them as "the best conversations in New York City." His new book is called The Genesis of Ethics: How the Tormented Family of Genesis Leads Us to Moral Development.

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Bill Moyers Fosters "A Living" Conversation" on Biblical Interpretation

The journalist talks with Terry Gross about his new PBS 10-part series "Genesis: A Living Conversation." The series will premier Wednesday, Oct 16th on many PBS stations. It also has the companion book "Genesis: A Living Conversation." The TV show features writers, theologians and artists discussing the first book in the bible.

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