SBL International Meeting – Hebrew Bible and Dead Sea Scrolls 2


This is very tempting, but I wonder how many folks will have the funds to go.

2009 International Meeting
Celebrating the Centenary of
Pontifical Biblical Institute

Pontifical Gregorian University
Rome, Italy

30 June – 4 July, 2009

This morning I received the program for The Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls. It looks like a great group of sessions.


The Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls
International Meeting of the SBL, Rome, June 30th-July 4th 2009
Organized by Armin Lange (University of Vienna) and Kristin De Troyer (University of St.
Andrews)

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Textual History of the Hebrew Bible
Talks

  • Emanuel Tov (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Textual History of the Masoretic Text
  • Kristin De Troyer (University of St. Andrews): Looking at Bathsheba with Text Critical Eyes
  • Julio Trebolle Barrera (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): The History of the Biblical Text: Implications for Other Fields of Study
  • Chelica Hiltunen (University of Oxford), An Examination of the Supposed pre-Samaritan Texts from Qumran
  • Paneldiscussion
    • Russ Fuller (University of San Diego)
    • Arie van der Kooij (Leiden University)
    • Eugene Ulrich (University of Notre Dame)

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Understanding of Biblical Books I
Talks

  • Steven Fassberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Language of Jewish Scriptures
  • Michaela Bauks (University of Koblenz-Landau): Knowledge, Nakedness, Shame, and Eternal Life in the Primeval History of the Hebrew Bible and in Selected Texts from the Qumran Library
  • Karin Finsterbusch (University of Koblenz-Landau): The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Deutoronomistic School
  • Eckart Otto (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität Munich): Did the Temple Scroll Substitute or Supplement the Torah?
  • Esther Chazon (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Looking Back: What the Dead Sea Scrolls can Teach us about Biblical Prayer
  • Mika Pajunen (University of Helsinki): The Textual Connection between 4Q380 Fragment 1 and Psalm 106

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Understanding of Biblical Books II
Talks

  • Armin Lange (University of Vienna): “When You Die Your Remembrance Will Flower Forever” (4Q416 2 iii 7): Qohelet 1:11 in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • John Collins (Yale University): The Book Daniel in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls, commited
  • Bennie H. Reynolds (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): Symbolic and Non-Symbolic Visions of the Book of Daniel in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Panel discussion
    • Ida Fröhlich (Pazmany Petr University)
    • Thomas Römer (University of Lausanne)
    • Raija Sollamo (University of Helsinki)

Ancient Interpretations of Jewish Scriptures in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Talks

  • Michael Segal (Hebrew University of Jerusalem):  Forms and Techniques in Rewritten Biblical Texts from the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Matthias Weigold (University of Vienna): Jewish Commentaries in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Sarah Pearce (University of Southampton): The Interpretation of Jewish Scripture in Philo and the Dead Sea Scrolls: a Comparative Perspective
  • Sarianna Metso (University of Toronto), The Reception of Leviticus in the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Panel discussion
    • Esther Eshel (Bar Ilan University)
    • Florentino Garcia Martinez (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
    • Zlatko Plese (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Living Jewish Law in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Talks

  • Lawrence H. Schiffman (New York University): The Temple Scroll and the Torah Vered Noam (Tel Aviv University): Expounding the Torah in the DSS and Rabbinic Literature
  • Christof Batsch (Séminaire Qoumrân de Paris et Université Lille 3): Legal vocabulary at Qumran
  • Marcus Tso (Carey Theological College), The Use of Scriptural Traditions at Qumran for the Construction of Ethics
  • Panel discussion
    • Philip Alexander (University of Manchester)
    • Lutz Doering (King’s College – Lon)
    • Alexander Samely (University of Manchester)

Ancient Jewish History in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Talks

  • Hanan Eshel (Bar Ilan University), New Discoveries on the Bar Kokhba Revolt from Refuge Caves in the Judean Desert
  • Jutta Jokiranta (University of Helsinki), The Sociology of Jewish Life in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Cecilia Wassen (Uppsala University), The Dead Sea Scrolls on Jewish Women
  • Paneldiscussion
    • Lester Grabbe (University of Hull)
    • Tal Ilan (Freie Universität Berlin)
    • Jodi Magness (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

The Dead Sea Scrolls and Ancient Judaism
Talks

  • Henryk Drawnel (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), The Initial Narrative of the Visions of Amram and its Literary Characteristics
  • Paul Heger (University of Toronto), 1 Enoch – Complementary or Alternative to Mosaic Torah?
  • Hanna Tervanotko (University of Helsinki / University of Vienna), ”You Shall See”Rebecca’s Farewell Address in 4Q364 3 II, 1-6
  • Hanne von Weissenberg (University of Helsinki), The Book of the Twelve at Qumran and the Canonical Process
 

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