Phone: (504) 866-8793
Director: Ronna Burger
Secretary: Nancy Tatarski
Myra Clare Rogers Memorial Chapel:
1229 Broadway St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Luke Timothy Johnson
"Early Christians and Gentile Religion: A New Approach"
Dr. Johnson is the R.W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. He is the author of numerous books and articles, most recently Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity (Yale University Press, 2010) and The Writings of the New Testament (3rd edition, Fortress Press, 2010).
Moderator: Dr. David Eatman
Dr. Eatman is a 1981 graduate of Tulane's Philosophy PhD program. He taught philosophy at Xavier University of Louisiana from 1981 to 1998 and received a Master of Theological Studies from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 2009.
"Judging Joseph in Light of Biblical Law (Gen 37-44; Lev 6:1-7 [5:20-26], 19:18)"
Calum Carmichael is Professor of Comparative Literature and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University. He has degrees in Science, Historical Theology, and Law from the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Oxford. His research concerns the relationship between law and narrative in early biblical material. This focus is reflected in many of his fifteen books, such as Law, Legend, and Incest in the Bible or The Spirit of Biblical Law. His 2010 book on Sex and Religion in the Bible will be followed by a new work this spring, The Book of Numbers: A Critique of Genesis. Prof. Carmichael is the editor of several volumes devoted to the work of his tutor at Oxford, the 20th century legal scholar, David Daube, as well as a memoir, Ideas and the Man: Remembering David Daube.
“Private Faith, Public Religion: Tensions in Modern Jewish Thought”
Leora Batnitzky received her PhD from the Princeton Dept. of Religion in 1996. She began teaching there the following year and is currently Chair of the Department as well as Director of Princeton’s Tikvah Project in Jewish Thought. She is the author of Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered (Princeton, 2000), Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation (Cambridge, 2006), and most recently, How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought (Princeton, 2011). Her current research focuses on the conceptual and historical relations between modern religious thought and legal theory.
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