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Society of Biblical Literature Proposal Accepted

I was recently informed that my paper proposal, “Taking Their Place with the Host of the Holy Ones: The Contribution of Biblical Texts to the Qumran Belief in Individual and Communal Ascent to Heaven,” has been accepted for presentation at the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Annual Meeting this November in Baltimore. It was accepted for the Esotericism and Mysticism in Antiquity program unit session.

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Paper Accepted for Qumran Program Unit at SBL 2012 in Chicago

Just wanted to share the news that my proposed paper, “His Hand Shall Establish You”: 4QPs-x/4QPs89 as Reworked Scripture,” was accepted for the 2012 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Qumran program unit. The meeting will be held in Chicago, IL from 11/17/2012 to 11/20/2012. The following is the text of my proposal: “His Hand […]

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SBL 2010: LDS and the Bible, Session 2

Okay, here are my notes from the second and last session of the Latter-day Saints and the Bible unit, which took place on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 at the SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta. This session was also meant to focus on the legacy left by the late BYU professor Hugh W. Nibley. John Hall, […]

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SBL 2010: LDS and the Bible, Session 1

To conclude my notes from SBL, I want to present the material I took down from the two “Latter-day Saints and the Bible” sessions that were held Monday and Tuesday mornings. Because I want to share my notes on these in greater detail, this will be divided into two posts.  The theme was the same […]

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SBL 2010 Summary (Continued)

In the interest of continuing what I started the other day, here is a summary of what else I was able to see and learn at the recent SBL Conference in Atlanta. Saturday afternoon I participated in a session regarding Teaching Philosophies, directed by BYU’s Taylor Halverson. This was a very helpful, practical presentation of […]

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SBL Annual Meeting 2010: Biblical Studies Conference in the Buckle of the Bible Belt

I arrived home Wednesday night from the 2010 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia.  This year’s conference was an especially good one, in my experience, at least. I still look back with fondness on my first national SBL meeting in San Diego — the setting alone is hard to beat. However, […]

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New Work Released on The Book of Noah

NEW BOOK published by the SBL: Noah and His Book(s) Michael E. Stone, Aryeh Amihay, Vered Hillel ISBN 1589834887 Status Available Price: $45.95 Binding Paperback Publication Date June, 2010 In a collection of original essays, this book offers new insights on the question of the lost “book of Noah,” as well as studies of Noah’s […]

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SBL Notes 2009: April DeConick — Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism

My notes on: Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism – Sunday 4pm April De Conick Star Gates: What Were the Gnostics Doing? The Peratics (perasai, Greek for “Transcendentalists”) say: We alone have known that genesis is necessary and (we alone have known) have know the roads by which humans have entered into the cosmos. We have […]

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