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More Philo at SBL annual meeting (III)

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In two earlier postings (see here and here ) I referred to the sessions I found in the SBL Annual Meeting program where they would deal with Philo of Alexandria. Now Ellen Birnbaum has kindly turned my attention to two other sessions that I had overlooked. Here they are:

S24-123 Hellenistic Judaism
11/24/2014 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Room 30 B (Upper level) – San Diego Convention Center (CC)
Theme: Jews on the Stage / Jews and the Stage

Sandra Gambetti, The College of Staten Island – CUNY, Presiding
Courtney Friesen, University of Oxford; (En-)Acting Tragedy: Philo on Emperor Gaius’ Theatrical Pretensions (20 min)
Jeff Jay, Wabash College; Spectacle and Stage-Craft in Philo’s Flaccus (20 min)
Jonathan MacLellan, The University of Texas at Austin; Ptolemaic Politics and the Performance of Ezekiel’s Exagoge (20 min)
Sören Swoboda, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena; Josephus ‘On Stage’: Pity as the Goal of the Judean War and Greek Tragedy (20 min)
Matthias Hopf, Augustana-Hochschule; The Song of Songs: A Hebrew “Counterweight” to Hellenistic Drama? (20 min)
Break (5 min)
Thomas Kohn, Wayne State University, Respondent (20 min)
Discussion (25 min)

S24-350 Wisdom and Apocalypticism in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
11/24/2014 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: 314 (Level 3 (Aqua)) – Hilton Bayfront (HB)
Theme: Concepts of Time and History in Early Judaism

Matthew Goff, Florida State University, Presiding
Ted Erho, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München; Ex Eventu Prophetic Historiography in Babylonia and the Book of Daniel (25 min)
Jackie Wyse-Rhodes, Emory University; The Natural World and Time in Ancient Jewish Apocalyptic Literature (25 min)
Sarit Kattan Gribetz, Fordham University; The Holiday of Every-Day: Reflections on Philo’s Festival Manual (25 min)
Break (5 min)
Grant Macaskill, University of St. Andrews; The “I Am” Sayings and the Concept of Time in John’s Gospel (25 min)
Judith Newman, University of Toronto, Respondent (10 min)
Karina Martin Hogan, Fordham University, Respondent (10 min)
Discussion (25 min)


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