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Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible Conference

Friday 23rd - Saturday 24th May 2014

Conference: Evil in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

Venue: St Mary's University, Twickenham Date: Friday 23rd - Saturday 24th May 2014


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As part of the ongoing research program of the Centre for the Social-Scientific Study of the Bible, an international group of biblical scholars will gather at St Mary’s University in order to present research on the conception and significance of “evil” in Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity.

The event will be held in the beautiful Waldegrave Drawing Room on the St Mary's campus, and members of the public who are interested in this exciting topic are welcome to attend.

Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker will be Professor Loren Stuckenbruck of LMU-München, and will be joined by other invited speakers who will approach the topic from cultural, theological, historical, and textual perspectives.

Conference PosterOther Presenters

  • James Crossley (University of Sheffield),
  • Chris Keith (St Mary’s University),
  • Louise J. Lawrence (University of Exeter),
  • Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer (University of Aberdeen),
  • Susanne Luther (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz),
  • Lloyd Pietersen (formerly University of Gloucestershire),
  • Christopher Rollston (Tel Aviv University),
  • Dieter T. Roth (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz),
  • Christopher Skinner (Mount Olive College),
  • Chris Tilling (St Mellitus College),
  • Steve Walton (St Mary’s University/Tyndale House, Cambridge),
  • Tommy Wasserman (Örebro Theological Seminary),
  • Benjamin Wold (Trinity College, Dublin).


There is some room for proposals for short papers. Please send an abstract to The deadline for submission of abstracts is Tuesday 1st April.

Tickets and Booking

  • Standard Conference Pass: £65.00 ( booking fee applies)
  • Student Conference Pass: £40.00 (booking fee applies)
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Friday 23rd - Saturday 24th May 2014

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For more information about this event please email or call 020 8240 8219.

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