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Edinburgh Biblical Studies Research Seminar: Schedule for January-April 2013

Edinburgh Biblical Studies Research Seminar: Schedule for January-April 2013

(Matthew Novenson) As convener of the Biblical Studies Research Seminar at Edinburgh, I am happy to announce that the schedule for semester 2 (January through April 2013) has been finalized. Dates, speakers, and paper titles are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held on Fridays 11:15am-12:30pm in the Martin Hall, New College, University of Edinburgh. Visitors are welcome.

18 January 2013: Mr Hongsuk Um, University of Edinburgh, “The Observation of Celestial Phenomena in Matthew 2:1-12”

25 January 2013: Prof James Davila, University of St Andrews, “Translating the Hekhalot Literature”

1 February 2013: Mr Seth Ehorn, University of Edinburgh, “The Citation of Ps 68(67).19 in Eph 4.8 within the Context of Early Christian Use of the Psalter”

8 February 2013: Dr Sean Adams, University of Edinburgh, “Luke and Rhetorical Education: The Role of the Progymnasmata and a Response to Recent Proposals”

15 February 2013: Ms Maegan Gilliland, University of Edinburgh, “The Text of the Pauline Epistles and Hebrews in Clement of Alexandria: Methodology and Initial Results”

22 February 2013: No seminar; Innovative Learning Week

1 March 2013: Mr Brendon Witte, University of Edinburgh, “The ‘Folly’ of the Crucified Son of Man”

8 March 2013: Prof Joachim Schaper, University of Aberdeen, “Does Monotheism Breed Violence? A Look at the Israelite Sources, in Dialogue with Jan Assmann”

15 March 2013: Mr Lonnie Bell, University of Edinburgh, “Transmission Character in the Second-Century Text of John: An Interview with our Earliest Fragmentary Copies”

22 March 2013: Prof John Barclay, University of Durham, “Paul and the Gift: Gift-Theory, Grace and Critical Moments in the Interpretation of Paul”

29 March 2013: Mr Josaphat Tam, University of Edinburgh, “Preceding or Following: Where Does John 2:23-25 Belong?”

5 April 2013: Dr Peter Altmann, University of Zurich, “The Effects of Economic Changes on Theology in Biblical Texts”

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