2009–2010 Topic:
“Revealing the Divine: From Greco-Roman Palestine to the Persian Empire”

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are scheduled for 7:00-9:00 pm on Thursday evenings. Meetings are currently scheduled as follows.

22 Oct. 2009
7:00–9:00 PM
 “Trends and Developments in Scribal Tradition from the 7th–4th centuries BCE”

Mark Leuchter (Temple University)

20 Nov. 2009
8:00–9:30 PM

 “Rethinking Prophecy and Revelation in Late Antiquity”

Special Session at SBL: Oak Alley Room, Sheraton New Orleans
Chair: Robert Kraft (Penn)
Panel discussants: Jason BeDuhn (Northern Arizona University), David Frankfurter (UNH), Laura Nasrallah (Harvard), and Michael Pregill (Elon)

14 Jan., 2010
7:00–9:00 PM
 “Law and Prophecy in Ancient Judaism”

Alex P. Jassen (University of Minnesota)

18 Feb., 2010
7:00–9:00 PM
 “Torah-Scroll and God: Metonymy and Ambivalence”

David Stern (University of Pennsylvania)

18 Mar., 2010
7:00–9:00 PM
 “‘Enoch’ as Inspired Prophet: Authorial Self-Presentation in the Epistle of Enoch”

Loren Stuckenbruck (Princeton Theological Seminary)

22 April, 2010
7:00–9:00 PM
 “Revelation after the Rabbis: Sefer Zerubbabel and Sefer Eliyyahu”

Martha Himmelfarb (Princeton University)