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Resurrection of the Dead: Bible Traditions in Dialogue

An International Conference
Université Catholique de Louvain
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

April 7–9, 2010

Scholarly debate over the significance of Biblical traditions concerning resurrection from the dead has been lively. The current conference allows for a continuation of research and discussion on the topic. Presentations will include both invited guests (main papers) and paper proposals in response to the « Call for Papers ». Presentations will be made in English or in French.

Main Papers:

Claire Clivaz (Lausanne/Genève)
Adela Yarbro Collins (Yale University)
John J. Collins (Yale University)
José Costa
(Paris III –  Sorbonne)
Gerd Lüdemann
(Göttingen)
Odette Mainville
(Montréal)
Daniel Marguerat
(Lausanne/Genève)
Tobias Nicklas
(University of Regensburg)                     
Heikki Räisänen
(Helsinki)
Tom Shepherd
(Andrews University, MI)
Geert Van Oyen
(UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve)
André Wénin
(UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve)

Call for Papers:

The conveners of the international conference, « Resurrection from the Dead : Biblical Traditions in Dialogue » invite paper proposals for 25 minute presentations at the conference to be held at the Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), April 7-9, 2010. Papers may approach the topic of the conference utilizing any scholarly methodology or combination of methodologies. Depending on the proposals received, they will possibly be grouped in six sections :
The resurrection in :
1. the Synoptic Gospels and Acts; 2. the Johannine literature; 3. Pauline and deutero-Pauline literature and in the Catholic Epistles; 4. apocalyptic literature (Jewish and Christian); 5. the literature of Qumran; 6. non-canonical literature of early Christianity; 7. Hebrew Bible and Rabbinic
literature.

Send French proposals to Geert Van Oyen at geert.vanoyen@uclouvain.be and English proposals to Tom Shepherd at trs@andrews.edu. Proposals must be received by October 31, 2009. The conveners will send verification of reception of proposals and acceptance or rejection of the proposals by November 30, 2009.

Conference Fees:
Attendance at the conference:
us$ 100.00 / € 70
Students  us$ 50.00 / € 35

Accomodation  at Hotel Mercure
Single € 85 / night
Double  € 98  / night

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