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In memory of J. Harold Ellens (1932-2018)

Our dearest friend J.Harold Ellens passed away on Friday, 13 April 2018. We are full of sadness. What a great loss of a most beloved friend! We shared together more than 25 years of common scholarly work. He was one of the founding members of the Enoch Seminar, serving as secretary for the first decade and then as President of ...

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Women on Jewish and Christian Origins

In preparation for our Rome seminar, 4 Enoch presents a comprehensive survey of Women Authorship on Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins in scholarship and the arts. From the Renaissance to the present, women authors, novelists, and scholars have given an exceptional contribution to our understanding of the period. In particular, the 4 Enoch entries offer the opportunity to rediscover the ...

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First Enoch Colloquium, Harvard Divinity School

The First Enoch Colloquium was successfully held at Harvard University in the days before the SBL American Meeting at Boston. Around 40 international specialists gathered to discuss the different concepts of time in Jewish apocalypticism and the broader Greco-Roman world. Among them were many veterans of the Enoch Seminar, like the chairs Giovanni Bazzana and Gabriele Boccaccini, and John and ...

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Michael Stone Festschrift, Enoch Seminar SBL Reception, 2017

  Welcome & Introduction to the Enoch Seminar Gabriele Boccaccini (University of Michigan)   Concluding Panel for the First Enoch Seminar Colloquia Gabriele Boccaccini (University of Michigan), Giovanni Bazzana (Harvard University), Kelley Coblentz Bautch (St. Edwards University), Michael Stone (Hebrew University – Jerusalem), and Lorenzo DiTommaso (Concordia University)   Michael Stone Festschrift Presentation and Address Gabriele Boccaccini (University of Michigan), Lorenzo ...

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10. Rome 2018

10th Enoch Nangeroni Meeting, June 17-21st: Gender & Second Temple Judaism Chairs: Shayna Sheinfeld (Centre College) and Kathy Ehrensperger (Abraham Geiger Kolleg) Date: June 17-21, 2018 Place:  Rome, Italy Area of Focus: While gender is discussed at other conferences and seminars on Second Temple Judaism, it is always as a peripheral topic: a presenter who discusses a text that includes women will usually touch on ...

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9. Milan 2018

The Period of the Middle Maccabees: From the Death of Judas through the Reign of John Hyrcanus (ca. 160-104 BCE) *** More Information Forthcoming *** June 11-15, 2018 Milan, Italy THE PERIOD OF THE MIDDLE MACCABEES: from the death of Judas through the reign of John Hyrcanus (ca. 160–104 BCE) Ninth Nangeroni Meeting, Enoch Seminar, June 10th-15th, 2018 Villa Cagnola, ...

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Latest in Reviews of the Enoch Seminar

  New book reviews by the Reviews of the Enoch Seminar (RES): 1) Jason A. Staples reviews Peter’s Halakhic Nightmare: The “Animal” Vision of Acts 10:9–16 in Jewish and Graeco-Roman Perspective (John R. L. Moxon) http://enochseminar.org/review/14598 2) Aleksander R. Michalak reviews The Danielic Discourse on Empire in Second Temple Literature (Alexandria Frisch) http://enochseminar.org/review/14560    

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7. Lausanne 2018

  The Seventh Enoch Graduate Seminar Université de Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland July 26-29, 2018     The Seventh Enoch Graduate Seminar will be held July 26th–29th in Lausanne, Switzerland at the Université de Lausanne. David Hamidovic (Professor of Jewish apocryphal literature and History of Judaism in Antiquity) will serve as host and Chair of the seminar. The Enoch Graduate Seminar ...

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