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.
Professor David Downs (Oxford University) discusses ‘The Faithfulness of the Risen Christ in the Pauline Epistles’ in this Biblical Studies Seminar at the University of Edinburgh on October 29, 2020.
Dr Ola Wikander (University of Lund) discusses ‘Divine Sunburns: A Biblical Motif in Central Semitic and Afro-Asiatic Perspective’ in this Biblical Studies Seminar at the University of Edinburgh on February 11, 2021.
Dr Ekaterina Kozlova (London School of Theology) discusses ‘Jonah’s Psalm and the Intersection of Nature, Ritual, and Theology in the Book of Jonah’ in this Biblical Studies Seminar at the University of Edinburgh (September 29, 2020).
Associate Professor Laura Quick (University of Oxford) discusses ‘Bitenosh’s Orgasm, Galen’s Two Seeds, and Conception Theory in the Hebrew Bible’ in this Biblical Studies seminar at the University of Edinburgh on January 14, 2021.
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.
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.
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.
The fifth of the 2020 CSSSB Online Discussion Series is held on Monday, May 11, at 7pm BST (2pm EST/11am PST). Prof Mark Goodacre and CSSSB’s Prof Chris Keith discuss “John’s Knowledge of the Synoptics.”
The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University (NYU) is hosting a free, four-day online conference, “The Dead Sea Scrolls in Recent Scholarship”, May 17-20, 2020.
Register for each day of the conference here.
On April 13, 2020, Professors Helen Bond and Chris Keith will have a Zoom discussion on Bond’s book due out later this month, The First Biography of Jesus: Genre and Meaning in Mark’s Gospel (Eerdmans, 2020). The discussion commences at 7pm BST (2 EST/11 PST).
The discussion is the second in the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible’s 2020 Online Discussion Series.
In a lecture on 29 April 2019, Dr. Matthew J. Thomas (Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology) examined the meaning of the phrase “Works of the Law” in Paul and in Paul’s Second-Century reception.
Matthew J. Thomas also discusses the topic in an OnScript podcast (January 29, 2019):
On October 11, 2001, Elie Wiesel (September 30, 1928 – July 2, 2016) was invited to present a guest lecture in Boston University’s Core Curriculum: The Ancient World (Humanities, Genesis to Plato) course (run by Professor James H. Johnson). Elie Wiesel’s lecture begins (at 14:30) with the stories in Genesis and proceeds to discuss the book of Job (33:10). The video culminates with a Q&A session (44:35).
Note that the sound quality of the video is below par.
On April 18, 2019, Dr Nyasha Junior presented “Black Like Me: Representations of Biblical Hagar” in the University of Iowa’s Spring 2019 Classics Colloquium series.
Her talk begins at 4:25.