2006–2007 Topic:
“Re-thinking History, Theory, and Texts:
New Theoretical and Methodological Endeavors”

Meetings are typically scheduled for 7:00-9:00 pm on Thursday evenings. The opening session and the Friday meeting in November are exceptions. Meetings are currently scheduled as follows.

9 Oct., 2006
 "Renouncing Renunciation: Early Christian Asceticism, Anti-Catholicism, and the Establishment of Patristics in America"

Elizabeth Clark (Duke University)

7:30 pm, Friday,
17 Nov., 2006
 PSCO at SBL (in Washington DC)
"Shifting Strategies: Monks, Demons, and Historians"

David Brakke (Indiana University)

15 February, 2007  "Towards a Social Explanation for the Formation of Christian Anti-Judaism"

Stanley Stowers (Brown University)

22 March, 2007
"Sectarian Poetics: Exploring Identity Formation in the Dead Sea Scrolls"

Maxine Grossman (University of Maryland)

12 April, 2007
 "From Redaction Criticism to Intertextuality: Daniel 7 and the Son of Man"

Daniel Boyarin (University of California at Berkeley)