Prophets, Priests, and Promises: Reflections on Gary Knoppers’ Posthumously Published Volume

Tuesday, 15 June | 4:00-7:00

Chair: Hindy Najman (Oxford)

4:00 – 4:10       Hindy Najman (Oxford)

Welcome

4:10 – 4:15       Christl Maier (Marburg)

Opening Remarks

4:15 – 4:35       Steven McKenzie (Memphis TN)

The Whole Megilla: Gary Knoppers’ Approach to Biblical Scholarship.

4:35 – 4:55       Louis Jonker (Stellenbosch)

Community Leadership, Diaspora, and Ezra-Nehemiah: Continuing the Conversation with Gary Knoppers

4:55 – 5:00       Break

Chair: Hugh Williamson (Oxford)

5:00 – 5:20       Konrad Schmid (Zurich)

Mimesis and Rewritten Bible: From Erich Auerbach to Gary Knoppers

5:20 – 5:40       Hindy Najman (Oxford)

Citation and Composition: The use and reuse of Prophetic and Historiographical Sources in Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah

5:40 – 5:45       Break

Chair: Steven McKenzie (Memphis TN) 5:45 – 6:05  Sara Japhet (Jerusalem)

Personal Impressions

6:05 – 6:25       Hugh Williamson (Oxford)

Greece and Jerusalem: The Method behind Gary Knoppers’ use of Hellenistic Sources

6:25 – 6:30       Break

Chair: Christl Maier (Marburg)

6:30 – 6:50       Discussion, Reflections and Questions with Panelists and Attendees 6:50 – 7:00      Hugh Williamson (Oxford)

Closing Remarks

For further information, please e-mail hindy.najman@theology.ox.ac.uk

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