Becoming a Sacred Text: postgraduate Biblical Studies conference 2014

G51 ERI building, University of Birmingham
Arts and Law, Research, Students
Wednesday 2nd July 2014 (09:00-17:00)
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The 4th University of Birmingham Biblical Studies Postgraduate Conference will be hosted by the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, on 2 July 2014.


Keynote speakers

  • Professor James Crossley
    Professor of Bible, Culture and Politics, University of Sheffield
  • Dr Timothy Michael Law
    Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Georg-August-Universitat, Gottingen
    Editor in Chief, Marginalia Review of Books

Postgraduate papers

  • Biblical Catenae and the case of the Pauline Catena manuscipts
    Dora Panella (University of Birmingham)
  • The enchantment of Solomon
    Marion Pragt (Leiden)
  • Tradition and interpretation in 2 Chronicles 20
    Anna Khanina (Oxford)
  • "O my people, remember now." Sacred textx within a sacred text: Micah 3:12, 4:1-5, 6:5
    Catherine Quine (Nottingham)
  • Re-reading Jeremiah 18:1-12 through the contextual lens of a South Derbyshire coal miner
    Tiffany Webster (Sheffield)
  • The testimony of Peter is the spirit of a canon: intertextuality and the Acts of Peter in canonical dialogue
    Brandon Walker (Nottingham)
  • Gods honest truth? On the theological authority of pseudepigrapha within the biblical canon
    John Ritzema (Oxford)

The conference includes a buffet lunch and an optional tour of the Cadbury Research Library


Registration free. Please contact Michael Clark ( ) by 25th June 2014