Early Christian Judaism

  Sponsor:  Jason Staples

4:00 to 6:00 pm
Conference Room 1

For 2023 the theme will be “Purity and Holiness.” Papers will explore how these traditional concepts are represented and reshaped in various ways in the New Testament and early Christian texts. For more information, contact Jason Staples ([email protected]).

Jason Staples, North Carolina State University, Presiding

Thomas Dixon, Campbell University
Purifying Judgment: Comparing Restorative Ritual Punishment in Matthew and Paul (20 min)

Thomas Kazen, University College Stockholm, Respondent (10 min)

Mark Baker, The Risen Institute
A New Kind of Sacred Space: Deuteronomy 32:5 as the Backstory of Philippians 2:14–18 (20 min)

B. J. Oropeza, Azusa Pacific University, Respondent (10 min)

Logan Williams, University of Exeter and Paul T. Sloan, Houston Christian University
Neither Sabbath nor Kashrut, but a Demonic Third Thing: Pagan Holidays and Food Sacrificed to Idols in Romans 14:1–23 (20 min)

Joshua Jipp, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Respondent (10 min)