Thursday, November 08, 2007

Where to Find Me at the SBL in San Diego

2007 SBL Conference in San Diego

Well, the annual SBL Meeting is coming up, and I'm leaving in one-week's time. Here are the two main sessions where I'll be presenting my papers:

Sacrifice, Cult, and Atonement Consultation Sunday, 11/18/2007 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM Room: Edward C - GH
Theme: Sacrifice and Sacrificial Imagery
William Gilders, Emory University, Presiding (5 min)

Stephen L. Cook, Virginia Theological Seminary
Interpreting Sacrifice and Atonement in the Scriptures of Reverence (25 min)
(for the abstract, click here).
Discussion (5 min)

Ayse Tuzlak, University of Calgary
The Primordial Cloth and the Civilized Ox: Sacrifice and Labour in the Pentateuch (25 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Mark F. Whitters, Eastern Michigan University
The Tearing of the Temple Curtain and Cultic Self-Sacrifice (25 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Ross E. Winkle, Pacific Union College
"You Are What You Wear": The Dress and Identity of Jesus as High Priest in John's Apocalypse (25 min)
Discussion (5 min)

Discussion (25 min)



Disability Studies and Healthcare in the Bible and Near East Monday, 11/19/2007 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM Room: Edward A - GH

Theme: Disability in the Prophets and Early Christian Texts

Jeremy Schipper, Siena College, Presiding

Saul M. Olyan, Brown University
Disability in the Prophetic Utopian Vision (25 min)

Stephen L. Cook, Virginia Theological Seminary
Incapacity and Submergence in Ezekiel 24:15-27: The Death of Ezekiel's Wife and His Release from Speechlessness (25 min)
(for the abstract, click here)

Martin C. Albl, Presentation College
“For Whenever I am Weak then I am Strong”: Paul’s Letters and Disability Studies (25 min)

Nicole Kelley, Florida State University
Epilepsy in Late Antique Christian Writings (25 min)

Jon Berquist, Westminster John Knox Press, Respondent (25 min)

Discussion (25 min)


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