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Hebrew Bible & Philosophy Session 2



Hebrew Bible and Philosophy at SBL/AAR 2015




9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Inman (Atlanta Conference Level) – HyattTheme: Philosophical Criticism as a Form of Biblical Criticism

Jaco Gericke, North-West University (South Africa)
Analytic vs. Continental Varieties of Philosophical Criticism (30 min)
Mark Sneed, Lubbock Christian University
A Response to Jaco Gericke’s Thesis in The Hebrew Bible and Philosophy of Religion (30 min)
Oliver Crisp, Fuller Theological Seminary
An Analytic Theologian’s Response to Jaco Gericke’s Thesis (30 min)
Craig Bartholomew, Redeemer University College
A Biblical Theologian’s Response to Philosophical Criticism (30 min)
Discussion (30 min)


1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Room: M109 (Marquis Level) – MarriottTheodore A. Perry, University of Connecticut
Always Already: Philosophical Exegesis and the Beat of Time Primordial in Job 38 (30 min)
Ying Zhang, East China Normal University
Biblical Exegesis as Way of Philosophizing: The Beginning and the End of Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed (30 min)
Sarah Zhang, GETS Theological Seminary
Lyrical Slippages, Meaning-Making and Proximity in Song 2:10–13 (30 min)
Dru Johnson, The King’s College (New York) and Allen Jones, Corban University
Response: Methodological Considerations in Pursuing Bible and Philosophy (30 min)
Discussion (30 min)