June is a busy month full of academic conferences in the UK. I’ve been running around the country these past few weeks trying to cram in as many conferences, symposiums, and whatever-you-want-to-call-them’s as possible, as the blog will attest here, here and here. In fact, I have yet-to-publish reports on two Durham conferences, the “Reading Paul Today” symposium in which senior scholars engaged with John Barclay’s book, Paul and the Gift, as well as MediaLit, put on by the CODEC Digital Theology research group here in Durham (stay tuned for these over the coming weeks). There have been some conferences, however, like the Tyndale House Fellowship Conference 2018 held in Cambridge last week, that I just could not make it out to. Luckily for me (and for you) I have friends who were there. [Read more…]
This is short notice, but if you can make it out to Jerusalem in less than two weeks’ time, you’ll enjoy the privilege of attending BHLaP 2018 (that acronym stands for Biblical Hebrew Linguistics and Philology).* The event, convened by Edit Doron and Robert Holmstedt, will feature 18 scholars from around Israel, and a half dozen from Canada. [Read more…]
Photos by Tavis Bohlinger
Yesterday we published a recap of the St Andrews Atonement Symposium 2018 written by Justin Duff, one of the three outstanding organizers of the event. Today and the rest of this week theLAB will publish an extended photo essay of the Symposium, as a means to enable our readers to participate (virtually) in what has become one of the highlights of the conference season every other year.
Mark Goodacre and Alan Garrow are due to meet at this year’s British New Testament Conference at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, 6‐8th September. The issues at the heart of the $1,000 Challenge will be debated in the Synoptic Gospels Seminar. Alan Garrow will present a paper, “Reflections on the $1,000 Challenge” (abstract) with Mark Goodacre offering a response. In anticipation of that meeting, Alan Garrow has written the following: [Read more…]
TheLAB is pleased to release the schedule for the 2018 St Andrews Symposium for Biblical and Early Christian Studies (see below). The symposium includes plenary addresses from Christian Eberhart, Deborah Rooke, David Moffitt, David P. Wright, Martha Himmelfarb, Carol Newsom, Catrin Williams, and N. T. Wright, as well as over 50 short papers from junior and senior scholars from the UK, US, Europe, and Asia. To register for the symposium, please use this link.