Biblical Studies PG Autumn Seminar
in conjunction with the
Irish Biblical Association

Date: 23 November 2018, 2.00-4.30 pm
Location: Belfast Bible College (Glenburn House, Glenburn Road South, Dunmurry, Belfast, County Antrim, BT17 9JP)

Speakers and topics:

Old Testament
Jessie Rogers (St Patrick’s College, Maynooth)
Translation technique and Theology in the Old Greek version of Job 28)
Charlie Hadjiev (Belfast Bible College)
From a locust invasion to the end of the world: the genre and meaning of the book of Joel

New Testament
Gorden Cambell (Union Theological College)
In picture and in word: Martin Luther’s Version of Rev 17 in his German New Testament (1522-1546)

1pm Lunch available at BBC (pre-book through Prof Gordon Campbell by Mon 19th Nov):

IBA AGM 2018

Books on the Borders of the Bible: Exploring the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

17 February 2018
Location: Renehan Hall, South Campus, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
Alun Thomas (TCD PhD student), Ben Walker (QUB PhD Student), Garrick Allen (DCU, Dublin), Jeremy Corley (St Patrick’s College, Maynooth), Tobias Nicklas (Regensberg)
Cost: €35 (full), €20 (concessions with ID)

9.30 - 10.00am:

10.00 – 10.30: ‘Out of Order: Evaluating Transpositions in the Qumran Aramaic Version of Job', Alun Thomas (TCD PhD student)
10.30 – 11.00: "By
κ what an argument?! Using cluster analysis and discourse grammar to identify rhetorical strategies in Galatians", Ben Walker (QUB PhD student)

11.00 – 11.20:

11.20 – 12.10: ‘“All wisdom is from the Lord” – A Survey of Ben Sira Studies since the Year 2000’, Jeremy Corley (Maynooth)
12.10 – 13.00: ‘Why should we read Christian Apocrypha?’. Tobias Nicklas (Regensburg)

13.00 – 14.00:

14.00 – 14.50: ‘The "Martyrdom of Mark" and Alexandrian Christianity’, Tobias Nicklas (Regensburg)
14.50 – 15.40: ‘The Sociology of the Book of Revelation in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages’, Garrick Allen (Dublin)
15.40 – 16:00:

16.00 – 16.45:

Main Speakers
Jeremy Corley
Garrick Allen
Tobias Nicklas