Tuesday, July 29, 2014

SBL Meeting in November

I'm back from a trip to Haiti. While I was gone, the SBL released the online program for its Fall meeting. I'll be participating in back-to-back sessions on Saturday.

Greek Bible
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Room: Room 30 D (Upper level) - San Diego Convention Center (CC)Theme: Open Session
Ed Gallagher, Heritage Christian University
Augustine on the Greek and Hebrew Bible (30 min)
Francesca Schironi , University of Michigan
Origen and P.Grenf. 1.5 (30 min)
Courtney Friesen, University of Oxford
Getting Samuel Sober: A Plus in LXX 1 Sam 1:11 and Its Ethical Afterlife (30 min)
Dirk Büchner, Trinity Western University
Thoughts on the Influence of the Pentateuch on later Translational Praxis. (30 min)

Function of Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Writings in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: 400 A (Level 4 (Sapphire)) - Hilton Bayfront (HB)Theme: Function of Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Writings in Africa
Ed Gallagher, Heritage Christian University
The Antilegomena in Rufinus of Aquileia (30 min)
Hany N. Takla, St. Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society
The Change in the reception of the Old Testament Apocrypha (Deutrocanonical) in the Coptic Church (30 min)
Jack Collins, University of Virginia
"Degraded from Their Heavenly Vigour": Fallen Angels, the Testament of Solomon, and the Demonology of the Early African Church (30 min)
Pierre Johan Jordaan, North-West University (South Africa)
The Reception of The Martyr texts in 2 Maccabees 6 and 7 in a Multicultural South African Environ ment (30 min)
Business Meeting (30 min)

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