Lived Scriptures in Late Antiquity at EABS 2021

12.7.2021
The research group Lived Scriptures in Late Antiquity has two sessions at EABS 2021, the first on Wednesday afternoon, August 4, 3–6:30 PM and the second on Thursday morning August 5, 9:30–12:30. (All times are CEST.)

Session 2.2.18.

Wednesday August 4, 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Lived Scriptures in Late Antiquity

Chair: Susanna Asikainen, University of Helsinki

  • Introduction  - Susanna Asikainen, University of Helsinki (10 min)
  • Women as Interpreters of Scriptures in Late Antiquity: The Case of Marcella - Outi Lehtipuu, University of Helsinki (20 min)
  • Imagined and Lived Books in the Margins: The Case of the Shepherd of Hermas - Marianne Bjelland Kartzow, University of Oslo (20 min)
  • Short break (10 min)
  • Detecting the Agency of Widows in Late Antiquity - Maik Patzelt, University of Osnabrück (20 min)
  • Story of the Mother and her Seven Sons in Origen’s Writings: Revisiting Third-Century Caesarean Horizons -  
  • Anna-Liisa Rafael, University of Helsinki (20 min)
  • Short break (10 min)
  • Response - Valérie Nicolet, Protestant Institute of Theology, Paris (10 min)
  • Discussion (20 min)

  

Session 3.1.9.

Thursday August 5, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Scriptural Traditions and Biblical Receptions in Late Antiquity

Chair: Outi Lehtipuu, University of Helsinki

  • ֵHe brought Israel out with silver and gold (Ps 105:37): The Circulation of a:וַיּוֹצ Motif in Late Biblical Books and Extrabiblical Sources - Hava Guy, David Yellin College (25 min)
  • Discussion (10 min) + short break (5 min)
  • Gen 1:26-27 Reinterpreted by Mani and his Followers - Evgenia Moiseeva, Salzburg University (25 min)
  • Discussion (10 min)
  • Break (30 min)
  • Lived Virginities Meet Scriptural Virgins: Varied Virgin Wisdom and the Parable about the Ten Virgins (Matt 25:1-13) - Ellen Aasland Reinertsen, University of Oslo (25 min)
  • Discussion (10 min) + short break 5 min
  • Lived Scriptures in Ancient Caesarea - Rota Stone, University of Latvia (25 min)
  • Discussion (10 min)
  • Concluding discussion (10 min)