Galatians at SBL 2009 final(ly)

The official program book for SBL 2009 has been released and there are some new developments in the area of Galatians. Here is the lineup:

Contextual Biblical Interpretation 11/21/2009 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Johann D. Kim, Colorado Christian University “Towards a Communal Reading of Paul: Galatians as a Test Case.”

Intertextuality in the New Testament Consultation 11/21/2009 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Rodrigo J. Morales, Marquette University “Israel’s Infancy and the Elements of the Cosmos: Reconfiguring Hosea and Ezekiel in Galatians 4:1–11.”

Biblical Criticism and Literary Criticism 11/21/2009 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Kathy Barrett Dawson, Duke University “Intertextuality and Mimetic Reversal in Galatians 1-2: Pauline Autobiography and the Inclusion of the Gentiles.”

Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds
11/22/2009 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Jeff Hubing, Northern Seminary “Redefining the Epistolary Form and Function of Galatians 6:11-17.”

History of Interpretation 11/22/2009 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Kelly Whitcomb, Vanderbilt University “Law and Spirit, Law and Grace: A Rhetorical and Socio-Historical Comparison of Sarah and Hagar in Galatians 4:21-5:1 and Ilarion’s Sermon ‘On Law and Grace.'”

Korean Biblical Colloquium 11/22/2009 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Hung-Sik Choi, Torch Trinity Graduate School of Theology “A Reconsideration of the Antithesis between Peritome / Akrobustia and Pistis di Agapes Evnergoumene in Galatians 5:6.”

Pauline Epistles 11/23/2009 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Brigitte Kahl, Union Theological Seminary and Brigitte Kahl, Union Theological Seminary “Jewish Torah, Roman nomos, and the hazard of Galatian foreskin: A critical re-imagination.”

Book of Acts 11/23/2009 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre, Drew University “Inside Out and Upside Down: Acts 17:1-8 and the Outing of the Thessalonian Ekklesia.”

Construction of Christian Identities 11/23/2009 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Sheila Briggs, University of Southern California “‘No longer Jew or Greek’: Ethnic Identity in Galatians.”

Corpus Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti 11/24/2009 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Theme: Hans Dieter Betz’s Commentary on Galatians, 30 Years Later

Troy W. Martin, Saint Xavier University, Presiding
Udo Schnelle, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Panelist (20 min)
Helmut Koester, Harvard University, Panelist (20 min)
Richard N. Longenecker, Wycliffe College, Panelist (20 min)
Margaret M. Mitchell, University of Chicago, Panelist (20 min)
Hans Dieter Betz, University of Chicago, Respondent (20 min)
Discussion (25 min)

2 responses to “Galatians at SBL 2009 final(ly)

  1. I recommend this book on Galatians “Recovering Paul’s Mother Tongue: Language And Theology in Galatians” by Susan Eastman-interesting read.

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