The 10th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) was held at the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston, MA (December 17-19, 1978).
The conference included a session on “Judaism in Late Antiquity,” chaired by Robert Goldenberg.
JUDAISM IN LATE ANTIQUITY (Session III, Section A)
Chairman: Robert Goldenberg (Wichita State University)
~ The Uses of Divine Names for Oaths and Curses in the Law of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Lawrence H. Schiffman (New York University)
~ R. Judah I and R. Elazar b. Shammua: A Reappraisal
Albert I. Baumgarten (McMaster University)
~ From Mishnah to Gemara: The Beginnings of Third Century Rabbinic Activity
Baruch M. Bokser (University of California, Berkeley)
~ Historiography in the Service of Text Criticism: The Case of Mar ‘Uqba Av Bet Din (Shab. 55a)
David M. Goodblatt (University of Haifa)