Program

 

SUNDAY, MAY 30TH 2010

 

16.00 -17.00 Coffee

 

17:00 OPENING REMARKS

Prof. Dr. Roman Heiligenthal, President of the University Koblenz Landau

Landesrabbiner Netanael Wurmser (Stuttgart)

Oberkirchenrat Rainer Schäfer (Speyer)

 

17:45 INTRODUCTION (60 MIN)

Canonical History and the Questions of Bible and Biblical – A Debate:

Prof. Dr. Karin Finsterbusch/Prof. Dr. Armin Lange/Prof. Dr. Lawrence Schiffman

 

18:45 Prof. Dr. Klaus Davidowicz, (LECTURE: 30 MIN, DISCUSSION: 15 MIN)

The Debate about the Term Bible in the „Wissenschaft des Judentums

 

19:30 DINNER

 

MONDAY, MAY 31ST

 

PART I: „BIBLICAL DEBATES” (LECTURES: 20 MIN)

 

8:30-9:30 Biblical Archaeology/History – yes or no:

Prof. Dr. Yossi Garfinkel and Prof. Dr. Lester Grabbe

 

9:30-10:30 Biblical Literature – yes or no:

Prof. Dr. Kent Richards and Prof. Dr. Gabrielle Boccaccini

 

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

 

10:45-11:45 Biblical Interpretation – yes or no:

Prof. Dr. Beate Ego and Dr. Michael Segal

 

11:45-13:00 Lunch Break

 

13:00-14:00 Biblical Thought and Theology – yes or no:

Prof. Dr. Christine Helmer and Prof. Dr. Udo Rüterswörden

 

14:00-15:00 Biblical Text – yes or no:

Prof. Dr. Robert Kraft and Prof. Dr. Sidnie White Crawford

 

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

 

15:15-16:15 Biblical World – yes or no:

Prof. Dr. André Lemaire and Prof. Dr. Regine Hunziker-Rodewald

 

16:15-17:15 Responses: (15 minutes each)

Prof. Dr. Steven Fraade; Prof. Dr. Hermann Lichtenberger

 

 

PART III: MAIN TALKS: “BIBLE BETWEEN JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY”

 

18:00-19:30 PUBLIC LECTURES

Prof. Dr. Devorah Dimant, The Jewish Bible

Prof. Dr. Werner H. Schmidt, The Christian Bible

 

20:00 DINNER

 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 1ST

 

PART II: “BETWEEN TORAH AND BIBLE” (LECTURES: 30 MIN)

 

9:00-9:45 Prof. Dr. Lawrence Schiffman, The Term and Concept of Torah

 

9:45-10:30 Prof. Dr. Alexander Samely, The Term and Concept of Miqra

 

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

 

10:45-11:30 Prof. Dr. Tal Ilan, The Term and Concept of TaNaKh:

 

11:45 Lunch Break

 

13:30-17:00 Excursion: A Guided Tour through Medieval Jewish Speyer

 

17.00 Coffee Break (Landau)

 

PART III: MAIN TALKS: “BIBLE BETWEEN JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY”

 

18:00 PUBLIC LECTURES

Prof. Dr. Bernard Levinson, The Development of the Jewish Bible

Prof. Dr. Tobias Nicklas, The Development of the Christian Bible

 

20:00 DINNER

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2ND

 

PART II: “BETWEEN TORAH AND BIBLE” (LECTURES: 30 MIN)

9:00-9:45 Prof. Dr. Roland Deines, The Term and Concept of Scripture

9:45-10:30 Prof. Dr. Heinz-Joseph Fabry, The Term and Concept of Old Testament

 

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

 

10:45-11:30 Prof. Dr. Ulrike Mittmann, The Term and Concept of New Testament

 

11:30-12:15 Concluding Debate with the Floor

 

12:15 LUNCH