Emerging Scholarship on the Old Testament

11/16/2018
3:30-5:30 pm
Room: Mile High Ballroom 3C (Lower Level) of the Convention Center in Denver

This session showcases emerging Old Testament scholars sponsored by the Fellows of the Institute of Biblical Research. All are welcome to attend. Summaries of the papers will be read at the session leaving opportunities for discussion. Contact Rick Hess (rick@densem.edu).

*Papers posted here are now restricted to IBR Members only. Members must login first to access these papers.

Richard Hess, Denver Seminary, Presiding

Benjamin Wiggershaus, Asbury Theological Seminary
The Oracles of Balaam in View of Ancient Near Eastern Oracular Reporting (9 min)

Discussion (15 min)

Stephen D. Campbell, University of Durham
Memory and Covenant: Deuteronomy's Core in Light of its Frame (9 min)

Discussion (15 min)

Jim Wilson, Asbury Theological Seminary
I Threw It on the Ground!: An Analysis of the Non-Cultic Blood Rite in Deut 12:16, 24, and 15:23 (9 min)

Discussion (15 min)

Benjamin D. Giffone, LCC International University
Regathering Too Many Stones? The "Problem" of Elijah's Sacrifice for Deuteronomism in Kings (9 min)

Discussion (15 min)

Mason Lancaster, Wheaton College (Illinois)
Wounds and Healing, Dew and Lions: Hosea's Development of Divine Metaphors (9 min)

Discussion (15 min)