Thursday, May 20, 2010

THE AILEEN GUILDING CONFERENCE

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The Society for Old Testament Study presents the AILEEN GUILDING CONFERENCE

‘The Septuagint and the Old Testament in the New’

Convened by Professor Cheryl Exum, President of the Society for Old Testament Study made possible by a legacy left to SOTS by Aileen Guilding.

University of Sheffield
21st ­ 23rd JULY 2010
WEDNESDAY 21st JULY
4.00 p.m. Registration
7.00 p.m. Dinner
Joint Session with the SOTS 86th Summer Meeting
8.15 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks: Professor David Clines
(Sheffield), ‘Aileen Guilding and Her Work’
8.30 p.m. Professor Kristin De Troyer (St Andrews), ‘The Septuagint
and the New Testament: Another Look at the Samuel­/Kings Quotations and Allusions in the New Testament’
THURSDAY 22nd JULY
7.30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9.15 a.m. Professor Steve Moyise (Chichester), ‘Quotation and Allusion in Paul: The Minor Prophets as Test Case’
10.45 a.m. Coffee
11.15 a.m. Professor George Brooke (Manchester), ‘The Influence of the Dead Sea Scrolls on Modern Interpretations of Jewish Traditions in the New Testament’
12.00 noon Dr John Tudno Williams (Aberystwyth), ‘The Fourth Gospel and Jewish Worship: Guilding’s Theory Revisited’
1.00 p.m. Lunch
2.15 p.m. Dr Jenny Dines (Cambridge), ‘What If the Reader is a She? Biblical Women and Their Translators’
3.00 p.m. Dr James Aitken (Cambridge), ‘Translating Social Status in the Septuagint’
3.45 p.m. Tea
4.30 p.m. Dr John Jarick (Oxford), ‘Imagining a qohelet as an ekklesiastes’
5.15 p.m. Dr Angela Thomas (Norwich), ‘Fear and Trembling: Body Imagery in the Hebrew Bible and the Septuagint’
7.30 p.m. Closing banquet
FRIDAY 23rd JULY
7.30 a.m. Breakfast, followed by departure

For more details see here

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