New Testament

  • Founded
    1959
  • Seminar Number
    451

This seminar focuses on texts from the Mediterranean world of late antiquity, particularly as they relate to Christian origins. While it studies the New Testament, it also considers the Dead Sea Scrolls, Nag Hammadi texts, patristic literature, rabbinic material, and Greco-Roman texts.


Chair
Professor Emma Wasserman
wasserme@religion.rutgers.edu

Professor Larry Welborn
welborn@fordham.edu

Rapporteur
Amy Meverden
aem2191@utsnyc.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/13/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
2 Peter 1.16-21: Peter as Initiated Interpreter of Scripture
Jeremy Hultin, Murdoch University
Abstract




10/12/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Letters and Voice. Paul’s Letters, Imperial correspondence, Diogenes of Oinoanda, and an Epigraphic not-quite-Habit
Laura Salah Nasrallah, Harvard Divinity School
Abstract




11/02/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Breaking Bodies and Exceeding Limits: Glossolalia and the Materiality of Language in 1 Corinthians
Todd Berzon, Bowdoin College
Abstract




12/06/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Three Versions of John the Baptist: Luke, Marcion, and Tatian
Alberto Camplani, Sapienza - University of Rome
Abstract




02/01/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Visualizing Christ Assemblies: Size and Space
John Kloppenborg, University of Toronto
Abstract




03/07/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Can a Man Commit Porneia With His Wife?
David Wheeler Reed, Albertus Magnus College
Abstract




04/05/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Paul’s Hagar As/Against Bare Life
Jennifer Glancy, Le Moyne College
Abstract




04/26/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
the Benefits of Fidelity in Pauline Christ Groups
Jennifer Eyl, Tufts University
Abstract