Program Book for 2012 International SBL


The Program Book for the International SBL meeting has been posted. I am in the Judaica section. No, we are not discussing mezuzot and menorot. This section is dealing with ancient Jewish interpretation of Mikra. It looks like I will have to get up early and be on time!

Judaica
7/26/2012
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Room: D1.18A – OMHP
Theme: Hellenistic, Historical, and Late Midrashic Interpretation

Rivka Ulmer, Bucknell University, Presiding

Christian Brady, Pennsylvania State University
The Transformation of Ruth (20 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Lennart Lehmhaus, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Tradition, transformation and innovation – literary strategies of late Midrash (20 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Lena Einhorn, none
Josephus and the New Testament: A Different Look at the Sources (20 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Break (30 min)

Olga Zaprometova, St. Andrew’s Biblical Theological Institute
The Concept of Light of the Torah in Late Antiquity: Toward a Polyphonic Horizon (20 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Sladjana Mirkovic, University of South Florida
Searching Identity in Hellenistic Religious and Cultural Pluralism (20 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Business Meeting (25 min)

 

Leave a Reply