Going to SBL in San Francisco . . . ?

Then might I suggest you join us for the inaugural sessions of the new program unit I chair (along with Chris Heard) dedicated to the book of Genesis. We have two stellar sessions this year.

Genesis 11/19/2011 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Room:Fillmore – Renaissance Parc 55
Theme: Genesis and Theology
Christopher Heard, Pepperdine University, Presiding
John Anderson, Augustana College Divine Deception in Genesis: What and Whose Theology? (30 min)
Terence Fretheim, Luther Seminary Jacob’s Wrestling and Issues of Divine Power (Gen 32:22-32) (30 min)
Joel Kaminsky, Smith College Genesis 1-11: Reflections on the Theological Dimensions of the Opening of Genesis (30 min)
Tammi Schneider, Claremont Graduate University Where Do We Go From Here: Women in the Book of Genesis (30 min)
Walter Brueggemann, Columbia Theological Seminary, Respondent (30 min)


Genesis 11/21/2011 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM Room:Sierra I – Marriott Marquis
Theme: Wrestling with Gen 1: The State of the Question and Avenues Moving Forward
John Anderson, Augustana College, Presiding
Christopher Heard, Pepperdine University Genesis 1: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going (30 min)
William Brown, Columbia Theological Seminary, Panelist (15 min)
Mark Smith, New York University, Panelist (15 min)
John Walton, Wheaton College (Illinois), Panelist (15 min)
Ellen van Wolde, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Panelist (15 min)
Discussion (60 min)

Please, do join us!


One thought on “Going to SBL in San Francisco . . . ?

  1. Jason says:

    I’d love to come, but alas, I must remain here in the Lone Star State…Hope you have a great time and hope your program unit is a resounding success.

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