Meetings 2017


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Winter Meeting 2017 (abstracts once available)

Paul Joyce (London), “The Way of the Future? Into Our Second Century” (Presidential Address)

Andrew Mayes (Dublin), “Interpretations of the Joseph Story”

Elizabeth Robar (Cambridge), “Unmarked Modality: Rhetorical Questions and Theological Suppositions”

David Janzen (Durham), “What Historians Do, and What the Chronicler (An Historian) Did”

David Mitchell (Brussels), “The Origins of Masoretic Cantillation”

Johanna Stiebert (Leeds), “Is Biblical Studies in Crisis? Queering the Question”

Brad Anderson (Dublin), “Ireland and the Old Testament: Some Reflections on Transmission, Translation, and Significance”

Caroline Blyth (Auckland), “And You See among the Captives a Beautiful Woman, and You Desire Her: Plundering the Woman’s Body in the Bible and Louis John Steele’s Spoils to the Victor

Ronald Clements (London), “A Prophet in Wartime: Reading Jeremiah in 1917”

Summer Meeting 2017 (abstracts once available)

Benjamin Sommer (New York), “The Priestly Literature as Proto-Kabbalah. Or, How Distinct Should Biblical Studies Be within Religious Studies?” (Strand: Safra Lecture Theatre)

Casey Strine (Sheffield), “Sister Save Us: The Matriarchs as Breadwinners and Their Threat to Patriarchy in the Ancestral Narrative”

David Clines (Sheffield), “Alleged Female Language about the Deity in the Hebrew Bible”

Jan Joosten (Oxford), “Etiologies of Monotheism and their Significance in the Hebrew Bible”

Francesca Stavrakopoulou (Exeter), “The Troublesome Corpse”

Frances Reynolds (Oxford), “Cuneiform Scholars in Hellenistic Babylon”

Jennifer Dines (Cambridge), “The Motif of Flight in Septuagint Amos”

Martin Goodman (Oxford), “Bible Interpretation in the First Century CE: the Significance of Philo, De Migratione Abrahami 89-93”

Joan Taylor (London), Dennis Mizzi (Malta) and Marcello Fidanzio (Lugano), “Qumran Caves Dispersed Artefacts and Archives Project”

Jessica Keady (Helsinki), “Masculinities and the Men of the Qumran Communities: Re-Evaluating the Ideals of Purification, Power and Performance in the Dead Sea Scrolls”

Andrew Mein (Cambridge), “The Imprecatory Psalms at War”

John Barton (Oxford), “Some Thoughts on Biblical Translation”

Abstracts Winter Meeting 2016

Paul Joyce (London), “The Way of the Future? Into Our Second Century” (Presidential Address)

Andrew Mayes (Dublin), “Interpretations of the Joseph Story”

Elizabeth Robar (Cambridge), “Unmarked Modality: Rhetorical Questions and Theological Suppositions”

David Janzen (Durham), “What Historians Do, and What the Chronicler (An Historian) Did”

David Mitchell (Brussels), “The Origins of Masoretic Cantillation”

Johanna Stiebert (Leeds), “Is Biblical Studies in Crisis? Queering the Question”

Brad Anderson (Dublin), “Ireland and the Old Testament: Some Reflections on Transmission, Translation, and Significance”

Caroline Blyth (Auckland), “And You See among the Captives a Beautiful Woman, and You Desire Her: Plundering the Woman’s Body in the Bible and Louis John Steele’s Spoils to the Victor

Ronald Clements (London), “A Prophet in Wartime: Reading Jeremiah in 1917”

Summer Meeting 2016

Benjamin Sommer (New York), “The Priestly Literature as Proto-Kabbalah. Or, How Distinct Should Biblical Studies Be within Religious Studies?” (Strand: Safra Lecture Theatre)

Casey Strine (Sheffield), “Sister Save Us: The Matriarchs as Breadwinners and Their Threat to Patriarchy in the Ancestral Narrative”

David Clines (Sheffield), “Alleged Female Language about the Deity in the Hebrew Bible”

Jan Joosten (Oxford), “Etiologies of Monotheism and their Significance in the Hebrew Bible”

Francesca Stavrakopoulou (Exeter), “The Troublesome Corpse”

Frances Reynolds (Oxford), “Cuneiform Scholars in Hellenistic Babylon”

Jennifer Dines (Cambridge), “The Motif of Flight in Septuagint Amos”

Martin Goodman (Oxford), “Bible Interpretation in the First Century CE: the Significance of Philo, De Migratione Abrahami 89-93”

Joan Taylor (London), Dennis Mizzi (Malta) and Marcello Fidanzio (Lugano), “Qumran Caves Dispersed Artefacts and Archives Project”

Jessica Keady (Helsinki), “Masculinities and the Men of the Qumran Communities: Re-Evaluating the Ideals of Purification, Power and Performance in the Dead Sea Scrolls”

Andrew Mein (Cambridge), “The Imprecatory Psalms at War”

John Barton (Oxford), “Some Thoughts on Biblical Translation”

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