Biblical Studies PG Autumn Seminar in conjunction with the Irish Biblical Association Friday 6th December 2019 @ 2.00 – 4.30 pm Edgehill Theological College

David Shepherd (Trinity College, Dublin) ‘Put him to death for the life of his brother’: the problem of bloodguilt and the peculiar death of Absalom

Zoe O’Neill (Union Theological College) Abraham, Melchizedek and Jerusalem in the OT, Second Temple literature and Hebrews
Gordon Campbell (Union Theological College) The ‘last word’ in pictures: enhanced visual interpretation of Revelation in Luther’s Bible (1534)

1pm Lunch available at ETC (pre-book through Prof Gordon Campbell by Mon 2nd Dec) wg.campbell@union.ac.uk Tea/coffee provided at the seminar

IBA AGM 2019 – New Approaches to the Gospels & Acts Acts Saturday 16 February 2019 – TCD/Loyola (G16)
9.30 - 10.00: Registration 10.00 – 10.30: Claire Carroll (Ph.D. candidate TCD) ‘A Narrative Approach to the Jeremiah-Attributed Saying in Matthew 27:9-10’ 10.30 – 11.00: Danny Daley (Ph.D. candidate TCD) ‘The Inheritance of the Poor (in Spirit) in 4QInstruction and Matthew’s Gospel’ 11.00 – 11.20: Refreshments 11.20 – 12.10: Margaret Daly-Denton (TCD) ‘The dearest freshness deep down things’: A Johannine Christian View of Earth 12.10 – 13.00: Sandra Huebenthal (Universität Passau) ‘“You cannot live with an experience that remains without a story.” – Experience, social memory, and a new approach to reading the Bible’ 13.00 – 14.00: Lunch 14.00 – 14.50: Sandra Huebenthal (Universität Passau) ‘Reading the Gospels as memory stories: Luke in a new light’ 14.50 – 15.40: Luke Macnamara (St Patrick’s College Maynooth and Glenstal Abbey) ‘Characterisation in the Gospels and Acts: A review of recent studies’ 15.40 – 16:00: Refreshments 16.00 – 16.45: AGM Full Day (including sandwich lunch): 35€; Concessions (with appropriate ID): 20€ Reading from the Ground up: Ecological Approaches to the Prophets

Eco-Criticism, New Materialism and the Book of Ezekiel
Dr Brad Anderson (Dublin City University; bio) From Family Matters to Fertility Cults: Adventures in the Reception of Hosea 1-3

Cost: €35 (€20 concession with appropriate ID) for full day with light lunch included