Friday, October 28, 2005

Biblical Studies Conference in New Zealand

Over in the eighth-state-of-Australia, i.e. New Zealand, there is a conference due to take place (not about sheep or rugby) on biblical studies. Here's the details:

AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND ASSOCIATION
FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES

ANNUAL MEETING, 14-15 NOVEMBER 2005
UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, DUNEDIN

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION DETAILS

Papers include:

10.30-11.10 am: Judith McKinlay, "Huldah speaks again.' (40 mins)

11.15-12.15 am: James Harding, 'In the Name of Love: Resisting Reader and
Abusive Redeemer in Deutero-Isaiah' (60 minutes)

1.15 -1.55 pm: Geoff Aimers, 'All the President's Men: Poetics and
Characterization in the book of Job.' (40 mins)

2.-3 pm: Robert McIvor, 'Oral Societies and the Limitations of Human
Memory: Implications for the transmission of the Jesus traditions.' (60
mins)

3.30-4.10 pm: Tom Innes "The influence of the OT Jubilee on the shaping of
Luke's gospel, with the focus on Luke 4:18-19.' (40 minutes)

4.15-4.45 pm: Kath Rushton 'Some Implications of Wisdom and Friendship in
John' (30 mins)

4.45 - 5.30 pm: Derek Tovey, '"John I know, and Jesus I know, but what is
History?" Reflections on historical method in Casey and Blomberg.' (40 mins)

9-9.40 am: Paul Trebilco 'When did "Christians" first call themselves
"the Believers"?' (40 mins)

9.40 -10.40 am: Gillian Townsley 'Gender Trouble in Corinth: Que(e)rying
Constructs of Gender in 1 Corinthians 11.2-16' (60 minutes)

11.10-11.50 am: Peter Carrell 'Into the breech again: pronouns, childbirth,
woman, and silence
in 1 Timothy 2.11-15' (40 mins)

11.50-12.30 pm: George Wieland 'Crete and the Letter to Titus' (40 mins)

1-2 pm.: Margaret Eaton and Edmund Little 'How Should We Understand
Difficult Texts?'

2-3 pm: John Hale (with Donald Cullington) 'John Milton's Christian
Doctrine: Six Problems'

3.30-4.10 pm: Martin Williams 'The Flood, Baptism, and Salvation in 1
Peter 3:21' (40 mins)

3 comments:

steph said...

Didn't we kick you across the Tasman years ago (with all your crocodiles, dingo, snakes, poisonous spiders and other creepy things) to where you still lie stranded....? Isn't Australia the ostracised 7 states from New Zealand?

Michael F. Bird said...

Steph, you Kiwi's bite so easy.

eddie said...

wow.and i didnt even know about it... tis ashame im too poor to get to otago..