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THE STATE OF FEMINIST BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP

WHERE ARE WE NOW? 

A feminist biblical conference with keynote speakers: Gerald WestJione HaveaDorothy Lee Adela Yarbro Collins. Additional contributions by: Monica Melanchthon, Robyn Whitaker, Carolyn Alsen, Angela Sawyer & Rachelle Gilmour.

The schedule will be posted here shortly before the event. 

TIME

Friday, 11 May 2018, 9.30am–5.00pm

VENUE

Centre for Theology and Ministry, 29 College Crescent, Parkville

COST

$40 for workers/the waged

$20 concessional rate (students, unwaged, pensioners)

SCHEDULE

9.00am Registration/Tea & coffee available

9.30am Welcome & Introductory comments

10.00am-12.00pm New Testament Keynotes (Chair: Kylie Crabbe)

Dorothy Lee: Clean & Unclean: Multiple Readings of Mark 7:24-30/31

Adela Yarbro Collins: The Leadership of Women in Early Christianity

Respondent: Robyn Whitaker

 

12.00–1.00pm LUNCH (provided)

 

1.00–2.30pm Three shorter papers (Chair: Stephen Burns)

Angela Sawyer: Desolate, devastated, redeemed, restored: Feminist visions of Daughter Zion reframed in Deutero-Isaiah and the conversation around domestic violence in Australia today. 

Carolyn Alsen: Are we all shaved? A Hermeneutic of Hair Removal 

Rachelle Gilmour: “But he would not listen to her”: Revisiting the story of Tamar in 2 Samuel 13

 

2.30–3.00pm Afternoon tea

 

3.00–5.00pm Old Testament Keynotes (Chair: Katharine Massam)

Gerald West: Rape, Royal Power, and Resistance in 2 Samuel: Intersecting gender and class in biblical text and South African context

Jione Havea: Terror of texts: Orality and the reclaiming of daughters' land-rights (Num 27:1-11 and 36:1-12)

Respondent: Monica Melanchthon

CONTACT

For more information, email karens@trinity.edu.au or call (03) 9348 7127.

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