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July 17th, 2012 Comments off

The Doctors of the Church and scenes from the life of Christ. A 16th century folio from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts (Additional 21412).

 

All meetings are on Monday, 4:30-6:00pm in S403, unless otherwise noted.

 

Fall 2013

 

  • October 7 – Andrew Langford (Chicago) & Matthijs den Dulk (Chicago) – “Polycarp & Polemo: Early Christianity at the Center of the Second Sophistic.
  • October 21 – Justin Howell (Chicago) – “Covert and Secure Speech in Luke-Acts.”
  • November 4 – Drew Strait (Pretoria) - “Pseudo-Solomon’s Polemic Against Imperial Cult Media and Paul’s Speech on the Areopagus.”
  • December 3 (NB: this is a Tuesday) – Prof. Urban von Wahlde (Loyola) -  “Some Seldom Noticed Features of the Gospel of John.”
  • December 9 – James Covington (Chicago) – “How to Do Things with God’s Words: Translation Technique of Divine Speech Acts in LXX Genesis.” --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S201.

 

Winter 2014

 

  • January 13 – Cameron Ferguson (Chicago) – “The Pauline Eucharist According to the Gospel of Mark.”
  • January 27 – Prof. John Kloppenborg (Toronto) - “Paying for Dinner: Financial Practices in Early Christ Groups.”
  • January 28 - (NB: this is a Tuesday)–  Pedagogy Session: “Teaching the Bible with Technology” with Anne Knafl (Bibliographer for Religion and Philosophy) and Annette Huizenga (Dubuque) --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S106.
  • February 10 – Patricia Duncan (Chicago) - “The Epistula Petri and the Right Reading of Scripture.”
  • February 24 - Prof. Hindy Najman (Yale) -  “Radical Hope and the Revitalization of Scripture in Jewish Antiquity: Rereading 4Ezra.”  --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S106.
  • February 25 (NB: this is a Tuesday)–  Pedagogy Session: “The Art of Lecturing” with Prof. Hindy Najman (Yale) and Dean Margaret M. Mitchell (Chicago), moderated by Jonathan E. Soyars --cosponsored by the Hebrew Bible Workshop. This meeting will be in S106.

 

Spring 2014

 

  • April 14 – Romulus Stefanut (Chicago) - “The Genre of De Vita Contemplativa as a Vehicle for Bios Theoretikos”
  • April 21 – Prof. Harry O. Maier (Vancouver) - “Visual Exegesis, Paul, and Empire” -cosponsored by the Chicago Center for the Study of Ancient Religion (CSAR)
  • April 28 – Prof. Jaś Elsner (Oxford/Chicago) - “Concealment and Revelation: The Pola Casket and the Visuality of Early Christian Relics.” 
  • May 19 – Prof. Christoph Markschies (Berlin) - “New Remarks on the ‘Grande Notice’ (Irenaeus, Adversus Haereses I.1 ff.)” -  Prof. Markschies will also give a public lecture at the Divinity School on May 20. See details here.
  • June 2 – Prof. Elizabeth Asmis (Chicago) - “Lucretius’ On the Nature of Things as a Conversion Narrative.”

 

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