Archives of Reception of the Bible

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Sunday, November 05, 2006

SBL sessions on Reception 3

John's Apocalypse and Cultural Contexts Ancient and Modern
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: 154A - CC

Theme: John's Apocalypse and the Creation of Community

Edith Humphrey, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Presiding

Brian C. Jones, Wartburg College, Narrating the End of the World: The Social and Psychological Function of Apocalyptic Literature (25 min).

Peter S. Perry, Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, The Rhetoric of Hymns: Revelation 5:8-14 (25 min).

Stephan Witetschek, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Who Crucified the Lord? And Where? Some Thoughts About Revelation 11:8 (25 min).

Heike Omerzu, University of Mainz, The Divine Child: The Reflection of Roman Imperial Cult in Revelation 12 (25 min).
David L. Barr, Wright State University Main Campus, Earth Opens Her Mouth: the Ruin and Renewal of Earth in John's Apocalypse (25 min).

Sigve Tonstad, Sykehuset Asker and Baerum, Blood "as high as a horse's bridle": The Devil is in the Details (25 min).

A further session-held jointly with the The Use, Influence, and Impact of the Bible people is listed in a later post because of its focus on politics.


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