LECTURERS and SEMINAR TITLES

Richard Bauckham

1. Richard Bauckham

"The Canonicity of the Gospels"

Professor of New Testament, University of St. Andrews (Scotland)

Richard Bauckham teaches New Testament theology and history; Catholic epistles; early Judaism; Bible and contemporary issues. He has published widely in theology, historical theology and New Testament. He is a prominent scholar in the study of Johannine documents and eschatology.

Francois Bovon

2. Francois Bovon

"Memories of the Apostles: their roles and teachings in the Apocrypha"

Professor of the History of Religion, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

Francois Bovon was a professor and became dean at the University of Geneva, which was founded by John Calvin in 1559. He began teaching New Testament and early Christian literature at Harvard in 1993. His recent research focuses on the Gospel of Luke, and non-canonical Acts of the Apostles, particularly the Acts of Philip, legends on Stephen, the first Christian martyr, and apocryphal fragments.

Carol L. Meyers

3. Carol L. Meyers

"What the Bible Does, and Doesn't, Tell Us about the Lives of Israelite Women"

Professor of Department of Religion, Duke University

A specialist in biblical studies and archaeology, she has written Haggai-Zechariah 1-8 and Zechariah 9-14 for Doubleday's Anchor Bible series. She is also a prominent scholar in the study of women in the biblical world. Her Discovering Eve and Women in Scripture are a landmark study in the field.

Marvin Meyer

4. Marvin Meyer

"Maria Magdalene and Judas Iscariot: The Rehabilitation of Two Marginalized Disciples in Early Christian Literature"

Professor of Bible and Christian Studies, Chapman University, California

Marvin Meyer teaches religion, the New Testament and early Christianity, Greco-Roman and Egyptian religion and culture. He is the author of numerous books, such as The Gnostic Gospels of Jesus (HarperCollins, 2005), The Gospels of Mary (HarperCollins, 2004), and The Gospel of Thomas. He has been interviewed on television programs that have aired on ABC, BBC, CNN, A&E, and the History Channel.

William L. Holladay

5. William L. Holladay

"How God Speaks to Christians Through Isaiah"

Former Professor of the Andover Newton Theological School

WILLIAM HOLLADAY was for twenty-seven years the Lowry Professor of Old Testament at the Andover Newton Theological School; he taught for seven years at the Near East School of Theology in Beirut; and he served on the Old Testament Panel of the Committee for the translation of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. He is the author of Isaiah and Jeremiah (both Pilgrim Press) and the two-volume Jeremiah commentary in the Hermeneia series.

TIME TABLE

6/27 Wed. 6/28 Thu.
    9:30 Opening
10:00-11:30 B-1 Carol L. Meyers
11:30 Opening 11:30-13:00  
12:30-14:30 Opening Ceremony
A-1 Richard Bauckham
13:00-14:30 B-2 Marvin Meyer
14:30-15:00   14:30-15:00  
15:00-16:30 A-2 Francois Bovon 15:00-16:30 B-3 William L. Holladay
18:30-20:30 Reception(dinner)
   

A1:Professor Richard Bauckham
Professor of New Testament, University of St. Andrews(Scotland)
Lecture title:“The Canonicity of the Gospels"

A2:Professor Francois Bovon
Professor of the History of Religion, Harvard Divinity School
Lecture title:“Memories of the Apostles: their roles and teachings in the Apocrypha"

B1:Professor Carol L. Meyers
Professor of Department of Religion, Duke University
Lecture title:“What the Bible Does, and Doesn't, Tell Us about the Lives of Israelite Women.“

B2:Professor Marvin Meyer
Professor of Bible and Christian Studies, Chapman University, California
Lecture title:“Maria Magdalene and Judas Iscariot: The Rehabilitation of Two Marginalized Disciples in Early Christian Literature"

B3:Dr.William L.Holladay
Former Professor of the Andover Newton Theological School
Lecture title:“How God Speaks to Christians Through Isaiah"