Saturday, April 5, 2008

Even More SBL News

Publications News

New on The SBL Forum:

The April issue focuses on a controversial new German Bible translation: Die Bibel in gerechter Sprache (The Bible in Inclusive Language).

The Spring 2008 Journal of Biblical Literature 127.1 has been posted.

SBL Publications has added new books to the Online Books Program. For the complete list of books available, click here.

Calendar items for April 2008

Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and its Contexts: A Workshop (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich and University of Alberta, Edmonton). To be held at the University of Alberta.
For a full description and program click here.

Museums and the Web 2008: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Annual conference exploring the on-line presentation of cultural, scientific and heritage content across institutions and around the world.

The Judeans in the Acheamenid Age: Negotiating Identity in an International Context
International conference to be held at the University of Heidelberg
Click Here for more info.

The Sword of Judith: Female Agency and the Aesthetic of Terror; New York Public Library
For a complete description of the conference, see:

New England Regional Meeting
Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, MA
Click Here for more info.

A memorial service for Bernhard Word Anderson will be held in the Miller Chapel of Princeton Theological Seminary on April 19, 2008 at 11:00 AM, followed by a reception with music and remembrances in the Gambrell Room of Scheide Hall, next door to the Chapel.

Groningen Qumran Institute Symposium 2008
What is the contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls for research into the formation of the canon of the Bible?
This question stands central at an international symposium in honor of Professor Florentino García Martínez.
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
For more info Click Here.

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