Book signing set for Joel Allen at DWU

Monday, November 25, 2013

A book signing for “Jewish Biblical Legends: Rabbinic Wisdom for Christian Readers,” by Dr. Joel Allen, is set for 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 2, at Java City in the McGovern Library at Dakota Wesleyan University.

Allen, assistant professor of religion at DWU, recently published “Jewish Biblical Legends: Rabbinic Wisdom for Christian Readers,” through Cascade Books.

“It describes the way rabbis of old interpreted the Bible often by telling background stories that put the written version into a new light,” Allen said.

“Jewish Biblical Legends: Rabbinic Wisdom for Christian Readers” is available in the DWU Campus Bookstore, at the Readers Den in Mitchell, as well as online at, and and

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