Thursday, May 1, 2014

Hermeneutics and Theology

The Research Project "NEW HERMENEUTICS FOR RENEWED DIALOGUES" organizes a conference on "Hermeneutics and Theology" 
Leuven, May 13-15, 2014

Tuesday Seminar
May 13, 2014, 11 am – 1 pm, room MTC 00.59

Prof. Dr. Fernando Segovia, Vanderbilt University, John and the Church: Reading Scripture in Religious-Theological Dimension
Preparatory Reading:

Background Reading:

  • Adam, A. K. M. et al. Reading Scripture with the Church: Towards a Hermeneutic for Theological Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006.
  • de Wit, Hans. Empirical Hermeneutics, Interculturality, and Holy Scripture. Intercultural Biblical Hermeneutical Series. Elkhart: VU University Amsterdam and Institute of Mennonite Studies, 2012.

Prof. Dr. Adrian Lemeni, University of Bucharest, Reading the Gospel of John in the Orthodox Tradition: Systematic-theological and Hermeneutical Reflections

Wednesday Seminar and Academic Session
May 14, 2014, 10 am – 12 noon, Romero Room, COVE 02.10

Dr. Chaim Nathan Marx, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Israel, "Reverse-Docetism: The Ascendance of Bodily Figures to Heaven in Rabbinic Literature

May 14, 2014, 3-5 pm, Romero Room, COVE 02.10
3 pm Prof. Dr. Fernando Segovia, Vanderbilt University, A Religious-Theological Reading of Scripture? Critical Problematic and Prophetic Vision

4 pm Dr. Chaim Nathan Marx, Schechter Institute, Polysemy or Dichotomy? The Controversy between the Academies of Hillel and Shammai as a Key to Understanding Rabbinic Hermeneutics

5 pm Book Presentation: Provoked to Speech: Biblical Hermeneutics as Conversation (Peeters, 2014)

Thursday Seminar
May 15, 2014, 9-11 am, room MTC 00.08

Prof. Fernando Segovia, Vanderbilt, “Whither Hermeneutics?”
Preparatory Reading
Presidential Address 2009, American Historical Association Online
-Alfred J. Lopez, “Introduction: The (Post)global South”
The Global South 1:1 (2007) 1-11
-Stephen Moore and Yvonne Sherwood
The Invention of the Biblical Scholar
Fortress Press, 2011

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