Joel Baden on immigration, refugees, and the Bible

What does the Bible say about immigration and refugees? In the midst of a heated national controversy following the President’s executive order, Joel Baden, Professor of Hebrew Bible at Yale Divinity School, gave a talk on the issue for the YDS community.

Joel Baden is a specialist in the Pentateuch, Biblical Hebrew, and disability theory in biblical studies. He is the author of, among other books, The Composition of the Pentateuch: Renewing the Documentary Hypothesis (Yale University Press, 2012); The Promise to the Patriarchs (Oxford University Press, 2013); The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero (HarperOne, 2013); and The Book of Exodus: A Biography (Princeton University Press, expected 2017).

More on Baden is available on his YDS faculty page.

Read Joel Baden commentary in Washington Post ‘Acts of Faith.’

Download Baden’s documentation.

January 31, 2017