"Let There be Light": Images of Light from the Biblical World; Thomas Staubli, Dr. theol; November 17, 2015
"Let there be light!" One of the most famous and well known phrases from the Bible. The study of light in the context of ancient Near Eastern iconographic studies, at the present, is a relatively new undertaking in biblical scholarship. Staubli, in this lecture, presents his research on this topic through a survey of the depiction of light over time in Near Eastern civilizations.
Thomas Staubli (Dr. theol., University of Fribourg) is a widely-published author and expert on ancient Near Eastern seals and iconography. Co-founder and development manager of the Bible + Orient Museum at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, Staubli lectures internationally on topics relating to the Old Testament and ancient Near Eastern iconography. Currently, Staubli is professor of Old Testament at the University of Fribourg.
Archaeology, Lecture Series
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
Staubli, Thomas and Southern Adventist University, ""Let There be Light": Images of Light from the Biblical World; Thomas Staubli, Dr. theol; November 17, 2015" (2015). Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum Lecture Series. 32.