Biblical Studies research seminar
The Biblical Studies Research Seminar meets on Wednesday afternoons. Academic staff and graduate students from King's and other London-based colleges are warmly invited to attend. Speakers on Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, New Testament and Second Temple themes are drawn from King's, from other universities in the UK and beyond. The usual format is a one hour paper followed by 30 minutes of questions and discussion. All are warmly invited to stay after the seminar for refreshments.
For more information, please email Dr Edward Adams, Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies, or Professor Paul Joyce.
All seminars take place on Wednesdays, 5-7pm, Room 2E Chesham Building, unless otherwise stated.
The Prayer Hall at Megiddo: The World's Oldest Church Building?
Dr Edward Adams
Public talk for the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society
(K2.31 Nash Lecture Theatre; 6.00pm to 7.30pm)
James Dunn Study Day
Morning session - 'The Earliest Interpreters of the Jesus Tradition: John and Thomas'
Afternoon session - 'A New Perspective on the New Perspective on Paul'
(Room K-1.56; 10.00am to 5.00pm)
Past Seminars 2012-13
Semester one (Autumn) 2012-13
Professor Paul Joyce, Samuel Davidson Professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, King’s College London
‘The Book of Lamentations in Jewish and Christian Reception’
** PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE: Room K2.31 King's Building **
Professor Sidnie White Crawford, Willa Cather Professor of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
‘The Qumran Collection as a Scribal Archive’
The Revd Dr Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski, Tutor in Theology, University of Chichester, Vicar, St John the Divine, Richmond
‘What did Paul hear in the third heaven (2 Cor 12.1-4)? The second century Christian debate on Paul’s mystical vision and its consequences’
The Revd Prof. Richard Burridge, Dean of King’s College London and Professor of Biblical Interpretation
‘New Testament Ethics: A Genre Mistake? Some methodological reflections building upon Gustafson and Hays’
October 17, 6-7.30pm
Professor Markus Vinzent, Professor of History of Theology, King’s College London, Inaugural Lecture,
‘Marcion’s Gospel and the Beginnings of Christianity’
December 11, 10am-4.30pm
Day conference, ‘The Bible on TV’,
Participants include: Dr Robert Beckford, David Suchet, Dr Helen Bond, and Prof. Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou.
Please register early!
For full details, see: www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/trs/eventrecords/bibleontv.aspx
Semester two (Spring) 2012-13
Dr Jonathan Stökl, Leiden
Dr John Jarick, Oxford
‘Cross-examining Chronicles: Adventures in the Story-world of
a Notionally Historical Narrative’
Professor Bruce Longenecker, Baylor
‘The Cross in the House of the Bicentenary: Jesus-Devotion in
Professor Markus Bockmuehl, Oxford
‘St Paul on the Presence of Jesus’
Other Past Events
The Ethel M. Wood Lecture 2013
Professor George Brooke, Manchester
‘The Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Study of the Bible’
The F.D. Maurice Lectures
Professor Philip Davies, Sheffield
‘Ethics and the Bible’
Professor Steve Mason, Aberdeen
Study Day: ‘Josephus and The Judaean War'
(Room K2.40; 10.30am to 4.30pm)
All are invited to join the Facebook group ‘Biblical Studies at King’s College London’: http://www.facebook.com/groups/105115479641534/?fref=ts