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Hebrew, Jewish, Early Christian Studies Seminar overview

Hebrew, Jewish and Early Christian Studies Research Seminar

This seminar meets on Mondays at 2.15 pm in the Lightfoot Room. The convenors are Professor Nicholas de Lange, Professor William Horbury, and Dr James Carleton Paget

Papers at the seminar range over Hebrew and Jewish studies, on topics from the Greek and Roman periods onwards, and Roman-period Christianity in its Jewish setting. Foci of interest from time to time have included:

  • Philo and Josephus
  • Jewish inscriptions and papyri
  • rabbinic texts
  • Jewish biblical interpretation
  • Greek-speaking Judaism from ancient to modern times
  • Hebrew, Greek and Latin as Jewish languages
  • Jewish aspects of New Testament and patristic writings
  • Jews and Christians in the Roman empire
  • Roman Judaea
  • mediaeval Jewish-Christian relations
  • Hebrew in the church
  • Jewish and Christian prayer and hymnody
  • the history of the synagogue
  • early modern reaction to Jewish mysticism, and
  • Byzantine Hebrew literature

Easter Term 2019 Programme:

 

Meetings take place in the Lightfoot Room, Faculty of Divinity, at 2.15 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

 

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

FACULTY OF DIVINITY

 

HEBREW, JEWISH AND EARLY CHRISTIAN STUDIES

RESEARCH SEMINAR

Easter Term 2019

 

Meetings take place on Mondays the Lightfoot Room, Faculty of Divinity, at 2.15 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

 

Monday 6th May - The Ptolemaic Setting for the Greek Pentateuch

Dr J. K. Aitken (Cambridge)

 

Tuesday 7th May - (jointly with the Jewish Studies Seminar)

Allegory and the Formation of Genealogy: between Pauline and Rabbinic Literature

Dr Yael Fisch

 

Monday 13th May - Finding a Treasure: The Use of the Treasure Motif in

Ancient Jewish and Christian Parables and Stories in the Context of Legal Rules and Social Reality

Professor Catherine Hezser (SOAS)

 

All colleagues, MPhil and PhD students in HJEC or other areas (such as Classics, History and Philosophy), from within and outside the faculty, are warmly welcome. If you need further information, please contact Dr James Carleton Paget jncp1@cam.ac.uk                                       J.N.C.P., W.H., N. de L..

 

 

 

 

All colleagues, MPhil and PhD students in HJEC or other areas (such as Classics, History and Philosophy), from within and outside the faculty, are warmly welcome. If you need further information, please contact Dr James Carleton Paget jncp1@cam.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

  

J.N.C.P., N. de L., W.H.