Monday, April 24, 2006

SBL International


The programme for the SBL International Conference (Edinburgh, 2-5 July: general web page) includes some interesting offerings in 'Working with Biblical Manuscripts'. The on-line program includes abstracts of some of the following.

7/03/2006; 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM. 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 University: 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)

    7/04/2006; 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 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 Septuagint 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)

    7/05/2006; 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM
  • 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)

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