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The 1st St Andrews Graduate Conference for Biblical and Early Christian Studies: Authoritative Texts and Reception History

In Call for papers, DSS, HB/OT, New Testament, Patristics, Reception history, Septuagint, St Andrews on February 1, 2011 at 1:39 pm

[see the CfP for the 2nd StAnGCBECS (2012) here and the Facebook page of the conference here]

Authoritative Texts and Reception History

Aspects and Approaches

15-16 June 2011

With an emphasis on textual reception history, the first St Andrews Graduate Conference for Biblical and Early Christian Studies is aimed at graduate students and early career scholars. Contributors are welcomed from the following fields of research: Old Testament / Hebrew Bible, Pseudepigrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls, New Testament and Early Christianity.

Some other details, here. Information about registration are posted here. You can download the conference poster from here.

We have four invited plenary speakers:

Prof. Kristin De Troyer

Prof. James R. Davila

Prof. N. T. Wright

Dr. Mark W. Elliott

Conference sessions will be chaired by plenary speakers followed by papers grouped by topic.

Papers will be 20 minutes. Deadline to send in your 250-word abstracts is 15 March 2011. Abstracts should be e-mailed to StAnGCBECS [at] gmail.com

Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

• Presence and use of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible in the New Testament
• Early reception of the New Testament
• Interpretation of Biblical texts in Early Christianity
• Circulation of authoritative texts and/or their manuscripts
• Old Testament / Hebrew Bibles and New Testament textual versions
• Themes from the Old Testament / Hebrew Bible in the Pseudepigrapha
• Scriptural exegesis in the DSS, Qumran, Apocrypha, and Pseudepigrapha
• Scriptural texts in the Dead Sea Scrolls
• The Pseudepigrapha and Early Christian interpretation of Scripture

It is intended that selected papers will be published.

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  1. I see how publication can be intended, but I am not sure how it can be “foreseen”.

  2. Thanks Peter. Corrected. That’s one quick reaction.

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