Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary is hosting a conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls with an impressive line-up of speakers. More information is on the school’s website, but unfortunately no list of lecture titles is given.
Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls and Biblical Interpretation Conference
This conference will include world class archaeologists, authors, and researchers as well as Old and
New Testament scholars. The speakers will include:
- Kirk Kilpatrick, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, Dean of the Masters and Associates Program, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
- Jodi Magness, renowned author and the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, University of North Carolina
- Stephen Ortiz, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Biblical Backgrounds and Director of the Charles C. Tandy Archaeology Museum, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Lawrence H. Schiffman, renowned author and the Ethel and Irvin A. Edelman Professor in Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University
- Michael R. Spradlin, President, Chairman and Professor of Evangelism; Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, Practical Theology, and Church History, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
- Emanuel Tov, renowned author, Department of the Bible, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
- James Clair Vanderkam, renowned author; and John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame
- Steven L. Cox, Professor of the New Testament and Greek, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
The registration cost is $25 for students, $30.00 for alumni, and $50 for others. Registration includes snacks and a banquet meal. Meal selections will be either beef, chicken or kosher.
The conference and banquet will be held on the MABTS campus.
On April 23, the conference runs from 2:00 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. (the banquet will be from 5:45 through 6:45 p.m.) and on April 24, the conference runs from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For a registration form, click here.
To register and pay online, click here.
The Tyndale House blog notes that DVDs of the conference will be for sale for $39.95.
HT: Joe Lauer
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The list of qumran conference lectures will be posted next week (week of 2-22-09). -MABTS