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New Board of Directors (2020-2025)

According to our Bylaws, the governance of the Enoch Seminar is renewed every 5 years. Please welcome the new Board of Directors for the Enoch Seminar (2020-2025): Director, Vice-Directors (2020-2025):  Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan, USA (Founding Director) Kelley Coblentz Bautch, St. Edward’s University Austin, USA (Vice-Director) Loren Stuckenbruck, University of Munich, Germany (Vice-Director) [on leave]        Board of ...

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James D. G. Dunn (1939-2020)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of James D. G. Dunn (26 June 2020), one of the world’s leading specialists in the New Testament. His studies on Paul, the development of early Jesus Movement and the “partings of ways” between Christianity and Judaism have contributed to shape the current conversation on these issues. I had the ...

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Enoch Seminar Statement on Harassment and Discrimination

In its commitment to diversity, the Enoch Seminar actively welcomes international scholars, persons of different religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientation, and seeks gender parity as well as scholars at different stages in their academic careers. The Enoch Seminar wishes to foster an ethos of inclusivity in all its sponsored events. It requires the highest level of professional ...

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8. Boston 2020

  The Eighth Enoch Graduate Seminar will be held November 19th-20th, 2020 in Boston, MA (Specific location TBA). Gabriele Boccaccini (Professor of Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins, University of Michigan) and Jason von Ehrenkrook (Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston) will serve as Chair and Co-Chair of the seminar. The Enoch Graduate Seminar is an international ...

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Conference on the Aramaic Manuscripts of 1 Enoch

Organized by the Institute of Biblical Studies (KUL, Lublin, Poland) in cooperation with The Enoch Seminar. Date: 21-22 October 2020 Location: John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland) From the Books of Enoch to Genesis Apocryphon: Aramaic Manuscripts of 1 Enoch and Related Aramaic Traditions from Qumran The 1947 Qumran discovery of the Aramaic fragments of early Jewish apocalyptic traditions ascribed ...

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Research Fellowship Opportunity

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2021-2022 THEME: Second Temple Judaism: The Challenge of Diversity The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan seeks scholars for a residential fellowship in 2021-2022 to explore the challenges of diversity in Second Temple Judaism. Diversity of ethnicity, religion, social status, gender, age, and ability was as much a feature of the ancient Mediterranean ...

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13. Naples 2021 (June 7-10)

13th Enoch Nangeroni Meeting DATE: 7-10 June 2021 THEME: “‘Listen to the Sibyl in all things’: Reconsidering the Jewish-Christian Sibylline Oracles” CHAIRS: Olivia Stewart Lester, John Collins, Hindy Najman, and Gabriele Boccaccini This conference will bring scholars of ancient Judaism, Classics, and early Christianity together for an interdisciplinary re-examination of the Jewish-Christian Sibylline Oracles. These texts, historically underappreciated by biblical ...

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12. Berlin 2021 (July 18-22)

  12th Enoch Nangeroni Meeting: “Constructions of Gender in Late Antiquity” Chairs: Kathy Ehrensperger (Abraham Geiger Kolleg) and Shayna Sheinfeld (Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies, Sheffield University) Date: 18-22 July 2021 Location: Humboldt University, Berlin Following up on the Enoch Nangeroni Seminar on Gender and Second Temple Judaism (Rome, 2018), this seminar extends the research done in that earlier seminar in ...

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2020 Enoch Online Seminar Schedule

DAY 1 (Monday, June 29, 2020) 9:30am-10am AM – Welcome [Gabriele Boccaccini]. A conversation of Gabriele Boccaccini with John Collins, Amy-Jill Levine, Isaac Oliver, Rodney Caruthers and Sofanit Abebe on the present and future of studies of Second Temple Judaism, while participants gather from all around the world. 10:00 – 10:15 AM  – Opening Remarks [Kelley Coblentz Bautch] 10:15 – 11:15 AM ...

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Latest in Reviews of the Enoch Seminar

The Reviews of the Enoch Seminar (RES) has published new reviews:   1) Ethan Schwartz Reviews Balaam in Text and Tradition (J. Robker): E. Schwartz Reviews Balaam in Text and Tradition (J. Robker) 2) Bay Carson Reviews Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness (J. Otto): B. Carson Reviews Philo of Alexandria and the Construction of Jewishness (J. Otto)   ...

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