Biblical Archaeology Society Lecture Series
Sheading New Light on Ancient Texts and Historical Questions
The world of Biblical scholarship is never static. Research into the ancient cultures from which the Biblical texts arose is continually shedding light on how to interpret and understand these ancient writings, events and peoples. In Texts and Contexts, familiar texts and historical questions take on new meaning as eminent scholars explore the latest in literary interpretation.
- Exploring David's Strange Antics After Defeating Goliath - James Hoffmeier, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
- The Historical Problem of the Essenes - Steve Mason, York University
- Should the Gospel of John Be Used in Jesus Research? - James Charlesworth, York University
Oral Texts and Rhetorical Contexts - Ben Witherington, III, Asbury Theological Seminary
- Early Christian Counter Forgeries - Bart D. Ehrman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill