THE STATE OF FEMINIST BIBLICAL SCHOLARSHIP
WHERE ARE WE NOW?
A feminist biblical conference with keynote speakers: Gerald West, Jione Havea, Dorothy 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.
Friday, 11 May 2018, 9.30am–5.00pm
Centre for Theology and Ministry, 29 College Crescent, Parkville
$40 for workers/the waged
$20 concessional rate (students, unwaged, pensioners)
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
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