Friday, August 18, 2006

SBL 2006 November, Washington, DC

A question today from Prof. Cathey about any places I'm on the program at SBL etc. this fall prompted me to check the SBL site, and, indeed, this fall's program book is up and ready on the site. To access a pdf file of the program, click here.

As for me, I'm on the program in
S18-23 and S21-24. At least the two sections meet on two different days!

S18-23--------
Social Sciences and the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures
11/18/2006 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM Room: 144B - CC
Theme: The Family in Ancient Israel: Archaeological and Sociological Perspectives Co-hosted by ASOR

Patricia Dutcher-Walls, Vancouver School of Theology, Presiding
Heather A. McKay, Edge Hill College, Lying and Deceit in Families: The Duping of Isaac and Tamar (30 min)
Stephen L. Cook, Virginia Theological Seminary, Death, Kinship, and Community: Funerary Practices and the Khesed Ideal in Israel (30 min)
John S. Holladay, Jr., University of Toronto, "Home Economics 1407” and the Israelite Family and their Neighbors: An Anthropological/Archaeological Exploration (30 min)
Bruce Routledge, University of Liverpool, Average Families? The problem of variability in Iron Age Houses (30 min)
Discussion (30 min)

S21-24--------
Social-scientific Studies of the Second Temple Period
11/21/2006 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM Room: 202B - CC
Theme: Priesthoods in the Second Temple Period

Douglas Knight, Vanderbilt University, Presiding
Lester L. Grabbe, University of Hull, The Gestalt of the High Priest in the Second Temple Period: An Anthropological Perspective (15 min)
Discussion (5 min)
Joseph Blenkinsopp, University of Notre Dame, The Mystery of the Missing Sons of Aaron (15 min)
Discussion (5 min)
David Chalcraft, University of Sheffield, Priests and Society in Second Temple Judaism: Some Experiments with Sociological Theory (15 min)
Discussion (5 min)
Jeremiah Cataldo, Drew University, Delusions of Theocracy in Persian Period Yehud (15 min)
Discussion (5 min)
Alice Wells Hunt, Vanderbilt University, Missing Priests -- Finding Identity (15 min)
Discussion (5 min)
Stephen L. Cook, Virginia Theological Seminary, Holiness Versus Reverence: Two Priestly Theologies; Two Priestly Schools (15 min)
Discussion (5 min)
James VanderKam, University of Notre Dame, Panelist (15 min)
Discussion (15 min)

2 Comments:

Blogger Dr. Joseph Ray Cathey said...

Stephen,

I would very much like a copy of your paper on Holiness versus Reverence if you give papers out. I can wait until the confrence. However, this topic really is one I am interested in.

Best
Joe

Mon Aug 21, 09:09:00 AM GMT-5  
Blogger S and C said...

Jo, Thanks for asking for this. Of course, I'll get you a copy as soon as the talk is written (which may be a little while). What I've been interested in differentiating is the "holiness" thinking of Ezekiel and the "reverence" thinking of Isa 40-66. I think I'm on to something really cool and illuminating... --Steve

Mon Aug 21, 02:25:00 PM GMT-5  

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