Current Seminar Schedule

For the Candlemas semester, Hebrew Bible and New Testament will each host their own research seminars. Their respective schedules are as follows:

Hebrew Bible Research Seminar: Candlemas 2020

All seminars will take place on Thursdays from 1:00-2:30 pm in College Hall, St Mary’s College.

In addition to a number of seminar papers, the Hebrew Bible Research Seminar will work through Judith Newman’s, Before the Bible: The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism (OUP, 2018). An eBook version of Newman is available through the library.

January

30 – Dr Suzanna Millar (Edinburgh), ‘Did Job live “happily ever after”? A double reading of Job 42:7-17’

February

6 – Dr Bill Tooman (St Andrews), ‘Standards of In/coherence an ancient Jewish Literature’

13 – Taylor Gray (St Andrews), ‘A Survey of the Epithet Rock from Pre-History to the Hebrew Bible’

20 – Prof David Carr (Union Theological Seminary), ‘The First Primeval Histories and the Formation of the Book of Genesis’

27 – Dr Madhavi Nevader (St Andrews), ‘Reflecting on Kingship from Crisis: Jeremiah and Ezekiel on the Royal Institution’

March

5 – Dr Michael Lyons (St Andrews), ‘Allusion, Incongruity, and (In)coherence’

12 – No Seminar – Cancelled

19 – No Seminar – Spring Break

26 – No Seminar – Spring Break

N.b. Following government and university guidance regarding COVID-19, all research seminars have been cancelled for the remainder of the semester. Please refer to the University of St Andrews coronavirus information pages for further information and updates.

New Testament Research Seminar: Candlemas 2020

All seminars will take place on Tuesdays from 2:30-4:00 pm in College Hall, St Mary’s College.

February

4 – Prof Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School), Pauline Dogmatics, introduction and chapter 1-2

11 – Prof Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School), Pauline Dogmatics, chapter 3-4

18 – Prof Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School), Pauline Dogmatics, chapter 5-6

25 – Prof Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School), Pauline Dogmatics, part 2 summary and chapter 20

March

3 – Prof Douglas Campbell (Duke Divinity School), Pauline Dogmatics, chapter 21-23

10 – TBC

17 – No Seminar – Spring Break

24 – No Seminar – Spring Break

N.b. Following government and university guidance regarding COVID-19, all research seminars have been cancelled for the remainder of the semester. Please refer to the University of St Andrews coronavirus information pages for further information and updates.

The day conference on Prof Douglas Campbell’s Pauline Dogmatics has been postponed to 9 October, 2020