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The Sense(s) of History – 1st Enoch Colloquium (Harvard; Nov 16-17, 2017)


The Sense(s) of History: Ancient Apocalypses and Their Temporalities This colloquium focuses on the diverse senses of history within ancient apocalypses. The goal of our conversation will be to better understand the religious experiences and imaginations of the authors (and readers) of this literature by integrating analyses of Jewish and Christian apocalypses with anthropological discussions of historicity and multiple temporalities. ...

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The Dead Sea Scrolls Seventy Years Later

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The Dead Sea Scrolls Seventy Years Later: Manuscripts, Traditions, Interpretations, and Their Biblical Context John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland October 25, 2017 – October 26, 2017 Seventy years have passed since the first surviving Jewish manuscripts from the Second Temple period were discovered. Their contents, gradually made accessible to the scholarly world, have altered many long-established opinions ...

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James VanderKam introduces Gabriele Boccaccini at SBL Midwest Regional

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Gabriele Boccaccini opened the SBL Midwest Regional Conference (Notre Dame) with a talk on the forgiveness of sins in Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels. The presentation was based on Boccaccini’s research published in Gabriele Boccaccini and Loren T. Stuckenbruck, eds., Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels: Reminiscences, Allusions, Intertextuality. Early Judaism and Its Literature. SBL Press, 2016.

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5th Enoch Seminar Reception at the SBL (San Antonio, TX; Nov 19, 2016)

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Around 100 colleagues attended the 5th Enoch Reception at the SBL Meeting in San Antonio. With Vice-Directors Kelley Coblentz Bautch and Loren Stuckenbruck were Isaac Oliver de Oliveira, Jim Davila, Robert Kraft, Lorenzo DiTommaso, Pierluigi Piovanelli, James McGrath, Anders Petersen, Matthias Henze, Ida Froehlich, Mark Nanos, Liv Lied, Timothy Sailors, William Campbell, Kathy Ehrensperger, Jonathan Kaplan, William Schniedewind, Charles Gieschen, Ben ...

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Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels: Reminiscences, Allusions, Intertextuality (ed. Loren T. Stuckenbruck and Gabriele Boccaccini; 2016)

Enoch Synoptic Gospels

Just published! — “The Jesus movement was not an Enochic movement but an outgrowth of the Enochic movement. The Synoptics are not Enochic texts but an answer to an Enochic problem” (Boccaccini, p.167). — Papers from the 7th Enoch Seminar (Camaldoli 2013). — “Since Richard Laurence published the first English translation of 1 Enoch in 1821, its importance for an ...

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New Perspectives and Contexts in the Study of Islamic Origins – 8th Nangeroni Meeting (Florence; June 11-16, 2017)

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The 8th Nangeroni Meeting will be held in Florence, Italy. Major speakers include: Gabriel Said Reynolds (University of Notre Dame) Boaz Shoshan (Ben Gurion University) Averil Cameron (University of Oxford) Tommaso Tesei (Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem) Other participants (to be confirmed): Manfred Kropp, Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, Stephen Shoemaker, Dwight Swanson, Philip Wood, Alba Fedeli, Isaac Oliver, Michael Bonner… ==Tentative schedule== ...

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9. Camaldoli 2017


9th Enoch Seminar, June 18-23, 2017: “From tôrāh to Torah: Variegated Notions of Torah from the First Temple Period to Late Antiquity” Chairs: William M. Schniedewind (University of California at Los Angeles) and Jason M. Zurawski (University of Groningen), in collaboration with Gabriele Boccaccini (Director of the Enoch Seminar). Date: June 18-23, 2017 Place: Monastero di Camaldoli, Camaldoli, Italy Area ...

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Paul the Jew: Rereading the Apostle as a Figure of Second Temple Judaism (ed. Gabriele Boccaccini and Carlos A. Segovia; 2016)

Paul the Jew

Just published! – “Paul was not an apostle of intolerance who preached only one path to salvation, and was not only the apostle of Gentiles who showed two distinctive paths to salvation: the Torah for the Jews and Christ for Gentiles. Paul the Jew was the apostle of God’s Mercy, announcing three paths to salvation: righteous Jews have the Torah, righteous ...

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