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@rci.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

09/29/2016 Faculty House at Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive New York, NY, 10027
7:00 PM
Jesus, Gender, and Sexuality
Karen King, Harvard University
Abstract




10/13/2016 Faculty House at Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive New York, NY, 10027
7:00 PM
Resisting Slavery, Undermining Gender: The Synod of Gangra (ca. 343 ce)
Bernadette Brooten, Brandeis University
Abstract




11/29/2016 Faculty House at Columbia University 64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY, 10027
7:00 PM
The Reuse of Christian Papyri
Donald Barker, Macquarie University
Abstract




01/26/2017 Kellogg Center, 15th Floor, International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Discipline and Discipleship: Violence Against Believers' Bodies in the Gospel of Mark
Sarah Rollens, Rhodes College
Abstract




02/23/2017 Faculty House at Columbia University 64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY, 10027
2:00 PM
Carnal Israel: Ethnic Fixity in the Letters of Paul
Matthew Novenson, Edinburgh University
Abstract




03/09/2017 Faculty House at Columbia University 64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY, 10027
7:00 PM
Exploring the Rape of Eve in Three Nag Hammadi Texts
Celene Lillie, Tanho Center
Abstract




04/20/2017 Faculty House at Columbia University 64 Morningside Drive, New York, NY, 10027
7:00 PM

Michael Greenwald, St. Lawrence University