Meetings 2018


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Winter Meeting 2018 (abstracts once available)

Walter Moberly (Durham), ‘Thinking about God: A Reading of Psalm 82’

Rebecca Watson (Cambridge), ‘”Thrown into the Sea”: An Ecologically Damaging Concept in the Hebrew Bible?’

Philip Jenson (Cambridge), ‘Is there a Holiness Code and does it matter?’

William Ford (Belfast), ‘”Like the Nations?”” The Challenge of the Canaanites in Exodus-Deuteronomy

Penelope Barter (Tilburg), ‘Inquiring of Yhwh in the Book of Ezekiel’

Doug Ingram (Nottingham), ‘What is Good in Ecclesiastes?’

Graham Davies (Cambridge), ‘Sources and Redaction in Exodus 1–18: A Partly New Synthesis’

Meir Lubetski (New York), ‘A Careless Scribe or Learned Scribe in Chronicles 8:34?’

Alison Salvesen (Oxford), ‘”They did not settle in the land of the Lord: Ephraim settled in Egypt” (Hos 9:3): Returning to Egypt in Greek scripture and other Hellenistic Jewish works’

Summer Meeting 2018 (abstracts once available)

Brent Strawn (Atlanta), “What is Missing from Ancient Israelite Religion?”

Carly Crouch (Nottingham), “Duelling Dynasties: Ezekiel’s Sign-Act of the Two Sticks”

Simon Stocks (West Malling), “Lament and the Construction of Identity in the Psalms”

Kai-Wen Karen Yuan (Taipei), “The Drama of the Pursuit of Wisdom in Proverbs 1-9”

Leigh Trevaskis (Brisbane), “Did Ehud change his mind? The significance of idols in Judges 3:12-30”

Hywel Clifford (Oxford), “yhwh ’ḥd: Divine ‘oneness’ in the Shema in its ancient Near Eastern setting”

Richard Briggs, Deborah Rooke, Walter Houston and Brent Strawn
Discussion of Richard Briggs’ Theological Hermeneutics and the Book of Numbers as Christian Scripture (South Bend: Notre Dame University Press, 2018)

Marian Kelsey, “The Relenting of God in the Book of Jonah”

Stephen Campbell, “Life Worth Living: A Case for Rhetorical Coherence in Deut 4:1-8”

Suzanna Millar (Cambridge), “Dining on Destruction: The Pedagogical Power of a Metaphorical World in Proverbs”

Cheryl Exum (Sheffield), “Adventures and Misadventures in Song of Songs Interpretation”

Robert Hayward (Durham), “Psalm 30 and the Offering of First-fruits”

Abstracts Winter Meeting 2017

Walter Moberly (Durham), ‘Thinking about God: A Reading of Psalm 82’

Rebecca Watson (Cambridge), ‘”Thrown into the Sea”: An Ecologically Damaging Concept in the Hebrew Bible?’

Philip Jenson (Cambridge), ‘Is there a Holiness Code and does it matter?’

William Ford (Belfast), ‘”Like the Nations?”” The Challenge of the Canaanites in Exodus-Deuteronomy

Penelope Barter (Tilburg), ‘Inquiring of Yhwh in the Book of Ezekiel’

Doug Ingram (Nottingham), ‘What is Good in Ecclesiastes?’

Graham Davies (Cambridge), ‘Sources and Redaction in Exodus 1–18: A Partly New Synthesis’

Meir Lubetski (New York), ‘A Careless Scribe or Learned Scribe in Chronicles 8:34?’

Alison Salvesen (Oxford), ‘”They did not settle in the land of the Lord: Ephraim settled in Egypt” (Hos 9:3): Returning to Egypt in Greek scripture and other Hellenistic Jewish works’

Summer Meeting 2017

Brent Strawn (Atlanta), “What is Missing from Ancient Israelite Religion?”

Carly Crouch (Nottingham), “Duelling Dynasties: Ezekiel’s Sign-Act of the Two Sticks”

Simon Stocks (West Malling), “Lament and the Construction of Identity in the Psalms”

Kai-Wen Karen Yuan (Taipei), “The Drama of the Pursuit of Wisdom in Proverbs 1-9”

Leigh Trevaskis (Brisbane), “Did Ehud change his mind? The significance of idols in Judges 3:12-30”

Hywel Clifford (Oxford), “yhwh ’ḥd: Divine ‘oneness’ in the Shema in its ancient Near Eastern setting”

Richard Briggs, Deborah Rooke, Walter Houston and Brent Strawn
Discussion of Richard Briggs’ Theological Hermeneutics and the Book of Numbers as Christian Scripture (South Bend: Notre Dame University Press, 2018)

Marian Kelsey, “The Relenting of God in the Book of Jonah”

Stephen Campbell, “Life Worth Living: A Case for Rhetorical Coherence in Deut 4:1-8”

Suzanna Millar (Cambridge), “Dining on Destruction: The Pedagogical Power of a Metaphorical World in Proverbs”

Cheryl Exum (Sheffield), “Adventures and Misadventures in Song of Songs Interpretation”

Robert Hayward (Durham), “Psalm 30 and the Offering of First-fruits”

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