Thursday, April 21, 2011

Hebrews at the 2011 SBL International Meeting

Unfortunately I am unable to attend the International Meeting of the SBL this year. Here is the schedule for the sessions on Hebrews:

Epistle to the Hebrews
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Theme: Hebrews 13 and Its Relationship to the Rest of the Book
David M. Moffitt, Duke University, Presiding

David M. Allen, Queen's Foundation, Birmingham
What Are They Saying about Hebrews 13? (30 min)

Susan Docherty, Newman University College Birmingham UK
The Use of the Old Testament in Hebrews 13 (30 min)

Discussion (15 min)
Break (30 min)

James W. Thompson, Abilene Christian University
Insider Ethics for Outsiders: Identity and Ethics in Hebrews 13 (30 min)

Joseph R. Dodson, Ouachita Baptist University
Ethical Exhortations in the Letter to the Hebrews and the Writings of Seneca (30 min)

Discussion (15 min)

Epistle to the Hebrews
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Eric F. Mason, Judson University (Elgin, Illinois), Presiding

Edward Adams, King's College - London
'No Lasting City' and the Eternity of Rome (Hebrews 13.14) (30 min)

Cynthia Long Westfall, McMaster Divinity College and Bryan R. Dyer, McMaster Divinity College
Scared to Death: Clues to the Circumstance of the First Readers of the Book of Hebrews (30 min)

Discussion (15 min)
Break (30 min)

David M. Moffitt, Duke University
Christ’s Performance of God’s Will in Hebrews 10: Fulfilling the Psalmist’s Desire in Ps 40 (30 min)

Eric F. Mason, Judson University (Elgin, Illinois)
A Chiastic Approach to the Affirmations about the Son in Heb 1:1-4 and the Biblical Quotations of Heb 1:5-14 (30 min)

Discussion (15 min)

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