Saturday, 2 February 2008

Biblical Women and their Afterlives: New Testament Characters

The Centre for Reception History of the Bible is organising a conference on "Biblical Women and their Afterlives: New Testament Characters"

Venue: Trinity College, Oxford

Date: 16-18th March 2008

This interdisciplinary conference is part of an AHRC-funded project, in collaboration with Boston University, exploring the reception history of biblical women.

Following on from the successful conference in Boston in 2007, which examined the afterlives of women from the Hebrew Bible, our 2008 conference will focus on the afterlives of New Testament characters in art, music, literature and theology.

Speakers include:
Prof Heidi Hornik (art history)

Prof Diane Apostolos-Cappadona (art history)

Prof Ruth Steiner (music)

Prof Peter Loewen (music)

Fiona Maddocks (music)

Prof Christopher Rowland (theology)

Dr Sarah Jane Boss (theology)

The programme also includes the specially commissioned poem ‘To cast a stone’ by the acclaimed Irish poet John F. Deane.

For the complete conference programme click here. For the booking form click here.

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