Paul’s Letter to the Galatians & Christian Theology
10-13 July 2012, St Andrews
We are pleased to announce the fourth St Andrews conference on Scripture and Christian Theology. Since the first conference on the Gospel of John in 2003, the St Andrews conferences have been recognized as amongst the most important occasions when biblical scholars and systematic theologians are brought together in conversation about a biblical text. With the book of Galatians as our key text, biblical scholars and theologians of the Christian tradition will gather to work out how exegesis and theology meet, critique and inform each other.
Registration will open shortly, here.
Richard Hays, George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament at Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina
N.T.Wright, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, University of St Andrews (St Mary’s College)
Oliver O’Donovan, Professor of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh (New College)
- Jean-Noël Aletti
- Lewis Ayres
- John Barclay
- Ivor Davidson
- Beverly Gaventa
- Bruce McCormack
- Volker Rabens
- Thomas Söding
- Kendall Soulen
- Timothy Wengert
- Simeon Zahl
Call for Papers
We invite proposals for short papers that relate Galatians to Christian theology and culture, including:
- Galatians & Art
- Galatians & Christian Doctrine
- Galatians & Ethics
- Galatians & the History of Interpretation
- Galatians & Eschatology
- Jewish and Christian Readings of Galatians.
Mark W. Elliott, Senior Lecturer in Church History at St Mary’s College, author of Isaiah 40-66 in the Ancient Christian Commentary series (IVP, 2007); The Reality of Biblical Theology (Peter Lang, 2007)
N.T.Wright, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins, University of St Andrews (St Mary’s College), author of Paul: In Fresh Perspective (Fortress, 2009); Scripture and the Authority of God: How to Read the Bible Today (HarperOne, 2011)
Grant Macaskill, Lecturer in New Testament at St Mary’s College, author of Revealed Wisdom and Inaugurated Eschatology in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Brill Academic, 2007)
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