Friday, June 30, 2006

Meeting in Edinburgh

The Society of Biblical Literature international congress is next week in Edinburgh University. There are many relevant items on the programme of which I particularly note the following.

How would people feel about having an ETC meet, open to anyone, on the Tuesday at the morning break, assembling in William Robertson?

Working with Biblical Manuscripts (Textual Criticism)
7/03/2006, 8:45 AM to 12:00 noon
Room: Lecture Theatre - William Robertson
Theme: The Use of the Codex

David Trobisch, Bangor Theological Seminary, Presiding
Larry W. Hurtado, University of Edinburgh
Does Size Matter? Early Christian Codex-sizes and Significance (30 min)
Malcolm Choat, Macquarie Universiry
Combinations of Christian works in Codices (30 min)
Scott David Charlesworth, University of New England
Christian Preference for the Codex as a Window on Textual Authority and Comparative Transmission of Canonical and Non-canonical Gospels in the Second Century (30 min)
Break (45 min)
Don Barker, Macquarie University-Sydney
Christian and Secular Codices from Oxyrhynchus (30 min)
David J. Trobisch, Bangor Theological Seminary
What is There in a Picture? An Introduction to Codex Washingtonianus W 032. (30 min)

Working with Biblical Manuscripts (Textual Criticism)
7/04/2006, 8:45 AM to 12:00 noon
Room: Lecture Theatre - William Robertson

David Trobisch, Bangor Theological Seminary, Presiding
Tommy Wasserman, Lund University
P78 – the Epistle of Jude on an amulet? (30 min)
Pablo Torijano Morales, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Andrés Piquer-Otero, University of California-Berkeley and Juan-José Alarcón
Text-critical Value of Secondary Versions in the Study of The Suptuagint 3-4 Kingdoms (30 min)
John P. Flanagan, Leiden University
Isaiah 6:13: A New Look at an Old Textual Problem (30 min)
Break (45 min)
Ekkehard Henschke, Oxford
Tischendorf's Codex Sinaiticus and its Modern Presentation (30 min)
Elvira Martin Contreras, Oriente Antiguo Instituto Filologia
M1’s Massoretic Appendices: A New Description (30 min)

Working with Biblical Manuscripts (Textual Criticism)
7/05/2006, 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Lecture Theatre - William Robertson

David Trobisch, Bangor Theological Seminary, Presiding
Holger Szesnat, CambridgeTheological Federation
Teaching the Text-critical Basics (30 min)
Kathleen Maxwell, Santa Clara University
The Relationship Between Paris 54 and Princeton, Garrett 3 (30 min)
Alanna Nobbs, Macquarie University
Papyri from the Rise of Christianity in Egypt: An Overview of the Project (30 min)
Break (45 min)
Edwin Judge, Macquarie University
Papyrus Evidence for the Appearance of Distinctively Christian Names (30 min)

2 comments:

  1. Good idea. I'll be there (if I catch my plane). At the moment I am preparing some surprise handouts for my own session...

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  2. I will be present, too.
    But you surely shouldn't miss the football match on Tuesday evening ...

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