Παρασκευή, 18 Σεπτεμβρίου 2015

CFP: Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity

The organisers of the St Andrews Symposium for Biblical and Early Christian Studies are happy to announce the theme of the next installation of this series taking place at the University of St Andrews 6-8 June 2016

Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity.

Invited addresses will be given by Menahem Kister (Hebrew University), Reinhard Kratz (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), Jan Joosten (University of Oxford), Richard Bauckham (University of Cambridge), George Brooke (University of Manchester), N.T. Wright (University of St Andrews), Philip Alexander (University of Manchester), Madhavi Nevader (University of St Andrews), Michael Peppard (Fordham University), David Moffitt (University of St Andrews), William Tooman (University of St Andrews), and Matthew Novenson (University of Edinburgh)

Cost: Early bird (1 December 2015-29 February 2016) £50; Standard (1 March-1 May 2016) £75.

Please send short abstracts (250 words) engaging Hebrew Bible, Septuagint, Targumim, Dead Sea Scrolls, Pseudepigrapha, New Testament, Rabbinic Literature, or Early Christian Literature to Paul Sloan (ps343@st-andrews.ac.uk) by 15 February 2016 addressing the following questions

Ancient Israelite Religion
Angelology and heavenly mediums
Kingship and royal ideologies
Political ideologies in the Second Temple Period
Corporate sonship and the people of God
Messianism
Christian origins/Christology
Son of God and ancient scriptural exegesis/interpretation
Early mystical traditions
Textual variation and divine sonship
Other related topics


Registration will be available from 1 December 2015. Please address all questions either to Garrick Allen (allen@isbtf.de) or Paul Sloan (ps343@st-andrews.ac.uk). Follow this blog for further updates.

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