Linguistics and Israelite Religions Symposium - 23-24/04/2020, Nijmegen (Netherlands)
The Faculty of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies at Radboud University invites graduate student submissions for a symposium on Linguistics and Ancient Israelite Religions (description and preliminary below).
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Ellen van Wolde; Aren M. Wilson-Wright.
Preliminary Schedule Thursday, April 23 14:00 Aren Wilson-Wright, Radboud University Exorcising Some Biblical Demons: The Case of Resheph and Deber 15:00 Jo Ann Hackett, The University of Texas at Austin The Deity Anat in Early Israel 16:00 Graduate student papers (20 minutes each) 17:30 Dinner Friday, April 24 9:00 Konrad Schmid, University of Zurich Are There Residues of Ancient Israelite Religion in Biblical Texts?: The Case of Deuteronomy 32:8–9 and Psalm 82 10:00 Alice Mandel, Johns Hopkins University YHWH and His a/Asherah?: A Goddess by Any Other Name... 11:00 Seth Bledsoe, Radboud University “Dwelling” Here and There: Spatial Deixis in Delimiting the Divine at Elephantine and the Hebrew Bible 12:00 Lunch 13:30 Nicholas Wyatt, University of Edinburgh “To Be or Not to Be…”: An Old Chestnut Lost in Translation 14:30 Jennifer Singletary, Eisenbrauns / Penn State University Press Not Just Clever Wordplay: Polysemy and Theology in the Hebrew Bible 15:30 Ellen van Wolde, Radboud University Can the Study of the Niphal be Helpful for the Understanding of Deities in the Hebrew Bible? 16:30 Final Discussion 17:00 End