Wednesday, July 3, 2013

SBL Program Book Online

The SBL Annual Meeting program book is now available online.

Here is the section in which I am giving a paper, scheduled for Sunday evening of the conference.  Looks like Jim Davila will be responding.

Esotericism and Mysticism in Antiquity
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: Holiday 2 - HiltonTheme: Religious Practices that (Trans)form
Rebecca Lesses, Ithaca College, Presiding
Jonathan A. Draper, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Spiritual Temple and Prophetic-Priestly Revelation of Divine Mysteries in the Didache Community (25 min)
Tyson Putthoff, University of Durham
“To Die Saturated in His Glory”: Initiatory Death and Ontological Reconstruction in Hekhalot Zutarti (25 min)
Joseph E. Sanzo, University of California-Los Angeles
Making “Christian Magic”: Themes of Christian Identity Formation on Textual Amulets from Late Antiquity (25 min)
Jared C. Calaway, Illinois Wesleyan University
God and the Senses: Smelling, Tasting, and Touching God in Early Christianity (25 min)
William Hamblin, Brigham Young University
The Pseudepigrapha and Visionary Books (25 min)
James Davila, University of St. Andrews, Respondent (15 min)
Discussion (10 min)

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