Conference: "It's About Time! Rethinking Temporality in Early Judaism"

Conference Schedule:

Thursday, June 9, 1:00pm–6:00pm

Matthias Henze, Rice University (co-convener), "Genesis 1, Time, and the Sense of a Beginning"

George Brooke, University of Manchester, "'At the Still Point, There the Dance is': Temporal Variety and Creativity in the Sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls”

Hindy Najman, Oxford University, "Overcoming the Present in Ancient Judaism"

Ann Jervis, Wycliffe College, "Enough Already/Not Yet, Already! Another Perspective on Paul’s View of Time"

Friday, June 10, 9:00am–1:00pm

Loren Stuckenbruck, University of Munich, "Jesus and Eschatology: the Notion of God's Presence in the Second Temple Period"

Sarit Kattan Gribetz, Fordham University, "Quotidian Time in Philo's Calendar"

Judith Newman, University of Toronto (co-convener), "Accessing Eternity: Transforming Time through Speech and Blessing in Early Judaism"

Sponsored by Victoria University at the University of Toronto, Emmanuel College, and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies. This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Date & Time
Thursday, June 9, 2016 (All day) - Friday, June 10, 2016 (All day)

Emmanuel College, Room 107, 75 Queens Park Crescent East