The Eighth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

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Tuesday 5th (09:00) - Thursday 7th March 2013 (10:00)
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For further information, please contact Dr Hugh Houghton: 

The Eighth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament

Provisional programme

Tuesday 5th March: 
9.00 –12.30: Registration and Papers
1.15 pm: Excursion to Leicester (returning late evening)

Wednesday 6th March
9.00 – 4.00: Papers
7.00 pm: Conference Dinner (University Banqueting Suite)

Thursday 7th March
Breakfast and Departure

Papers accepted

  • Dr Amy Anderson (North Central, MN) – Family 1 in Mark: Preliminary Results
  • Dr Stephen Carlson (Uppsala) – Did Scribes Really Corrupt the Text of the New Testament? A Look at the Textual History of Galatians
  • Dr Simon Crisp (Birmingham) – “Dear Dr Nestle...”: The Correspondence of Erwin Nestle with the BFBS and the ‘Nestle-Kilpatrick’ Greek New Testament Edition of 1958
  • Dr Toan Do (Franklin, WI) – Ἁμάρτητε or ἁμαρτάνητε? Reading 1 John 2:1b with the CBGM
  • Dr Hans Förster (Vienna) – The Text of the Gospel according to John
  • Dr Jan Krans (Amsterdam) – New Testament Conjectural Emendation and the Church Fathers
  • Oliver Norris (London) – Evidence of an unusual Gospel harmony in the Carmen Paschale of Sedulius
  • Prof. Tom O’Loughlin (Nottingham) – Divisions as Exegesis in the Book of Revelation as found in the Book of Armagh
  • Rebekka Schirner (Mainz) – Augustine as a Textual Critic of the Old and New Testament
  • Ulrike Swoboda (Vienna) – The Gospel of John and its Original Readers
  • Matthew Steinfeld  (Birmingham) – Origen's Text of Galatians
  • Dr Satoshi Toda (Tokyo) – The Eusebian Canons
  • Dr Tommy Wasserman (Örebro) – Lectio vehementior potior: Scribal Violence on Violent Texts?

Booking form

The booking form is now available for the Eighth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament.
Please send all completed booking forms to Hugh Houghton by 22nd February 2013 if possible.

General information

The Colloquium will be held on the Selly Oak Campus of the University, in the Orchard Learning Resources Centre (building SG5 on campus map).

Half-board accommodation is again available in Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, less than five minutes’ walk from the OLRC. We have reserved a number of rooms, which are offered at cost price and will be allocated on a first-come first served basis. (Please indicate if you require a twin or double room).

The excursion to Leicester will include the opportunity to examine GA69 at Leicester Public Record Office.

The Conference Dinner will be held in the University Banqueting Suite (Edgbaston Campus).