HB/OT Research Seminar: Candlemas 2019

All seminars take place on Thursdays from 1:15-2:45 pm in College Hall, St Mary’s College.

In addition to a number of seminar papers, the Hebrew Bible Research Seminar will work through Sara J. Milstein, Tracking the Master Scribe: Revision through Introduction in Biblical and Mesopotamian Literature (OUP, 2016) in Candlemas. An eBook version of Milstein is available through the university library.

January

31 – Prof Jim Davila (St Andrews), ‘The More Old Testament Pseudepigrapha Project’

February

7 – Dr Lena Tiemeyer (Aberdeen), ‘Isaiah 40-55: A Redefinition of the Temple and its Cult’

14 – Tracking the Master Scribe, chapter 1

21 – Tracking the Master Scribe, chapter 2

28 – Tracking the Master Scribe, chapter 3

March

7 – Tracking the Master Scribe, chapter 4

14 – Tracking the Master Scribe, chapter 5

21 – No Seminar – Spring Break

28 – No Seminar – Spring Break

April

4 – Tracking the Master Scribe, chapter 6

11 -Justin Duff (St Andrews), ‘Sacrifice’

18 – Matthew Wiseman (St Andrews), ‘I Speak My Work to the King: A speech-act theory of Biblical Poetics’

25 – Dr Marian Kelsey, TBC