Andrew Boakye on the New(ish) Perspective on Romans 5–8

Dr Andrew Boakye (University of Manchester) discusses ‘A Justification of Life: Abraham, the Resurrection and a New(ish) Perspective on Romans 5–8’ at the Biblical Studies Seminar at the University of Edinburgh on October 8, 2020.

The Social Worlds of Early Christians

Symposium website “The Social Worlds of Early Christians: A Symposium in Honor of L. Michael White” includes recorded presentations and live Zoom panel discussions (October 24, 2020, at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm CST). Registration is free, but required (scroll down to the bottom of the page to sign up).

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Dark and Light: Wil Gafney on White Supremacy in Biblical Interpretation

Professor Wil Gafney (Brite Divinity School) provides a short talk on light and darkness in the Bible, and its employment as a basis for White Supremacist interpretations of the Bible.

The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship: May 17-20, 2020

Paul and the Construction of the European Self: Fatima Tofighi vs. James Crossley

On August 4, 2020, Dr Fatima Tofighi (University of Religions, Qom) and Prof James Crossley discussed “Paul and the Construction of the European Self”.

The discussion is the 13th in the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible’s 2020 Online Discussion Series.

The Difference Gender Makes: Sarah Rollens and Candida Moss vs Chris Keith

On July 20, 2020, Dr Sarah Rollens (Rhodes College) and Prof Candida Moss discussed “The Difference Gender Makes in Scholarship, Publication, and Promotion”.

The discussion is the 12th in the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible’s 2020 Online Discussion Series.

Are the Jews Cast Out of the Covenant in the Gospel of John? Adele Reinhartz vs. Chris Keith and James Crossley

On July 6, 2020, Professors Chris Keith and James Crossley had a Zoom discussion with Professor Adele Reinhartz (University of Ottawa). The subject of discussion is the Gospel of John and the Johannine community, also the subject of her most recent book, Cast Out of the Covenant: Jews and Anti-Judaism in the Gospel of John (2018).

The discussion is the tenth in the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible’s 2020 Online Discussion Series.

 

Christ’s Associations: John Kloppenborg vs. Chris Keith

On May 19, 2020, Professors John Kloppenborg and Chris Keith had a Zoom discussion on Kloppenborg’s recent book, Christ’s Associations (Yale UP, Nov 2019).

The discussion is the sixth in the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible’s 2020 Online Discussion Series.

The American Bible: Jason Von Ehrenkrook vs. Prof James Crossley

The seventh of the 2020 CSSSB Online Discussion Series was held on Monday, June 1, at 7pm BST (2pm EST/11am PST). Assistant Prof Jason Von Ehrenkrook and CSSSB’s Prof James Crossley discuss the shape-shifting use of the ‘Bible’ in American politics, especially in the era from FDR to LBJ, with a few comments on Trump too.