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Like many others, I submitted two paper proposals for the 2012 Annual Meeting in hopes that at least one of them would be accepted. Of the two, one was especially important for this year, as I have been waiting over six years for a call...

SBL student members received an email from SBL Executive Director John Kutsko yesterday notifying them of two new restrictions placed on student members in forthcoming SBL Annual Meetings. The entire letter is pasted below, with my observations following: Dear Student Member: The particular opportunities and challenges facing...

I'll be leaving tomorrow morning for Atlanta for SBL 2010. I'll be presenting in the Synoptic Gospels Section at 4pm on Monday; the title is "Lord LORD! Jesus' Use of the Divine Name in the Synoptics." I always enjoy these conferences—more every year, as more of...

Thought this quote from Sandmel (from his famous "Parallelomania") was worth looking at again: Two hundred years ago Christians and Jews and Roman Catholics and Protestants seldom read each other's books, and almost never met together to exchange views and opinions on academic matters related to...

I've just been notified that my paper, "'Lord LORD': Jesus' Use of the Divine Name in the Synoptics" has been accepted for the Synoptic Gospels Section at the 2010 SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta. I'm hoping to have this piece accepted into a journal by...

Last week was quite a week for me, starting off with a very positive response to my SECSOR presentation: "Lord Lord": Jesus' Use of the Divine Name in the Synoptics" (blogged about here) and continuing with a chance to catch up with some friends and...

Just got back from the 2009 SBL Annual Meeting; I'm exhausted, but it was a fun and very productive trip. Some highlights (in no particular order): 1) The "Early Jewish-Christian Relations" section on Saturday morning. Though I don't think any of the participants "nailed it" exactly,...