Marquette Scripture Project

Biblical Ethics Conference Schedule

Check here for the most up-to-date conference schedule. Lecture titles and breakout session descriptions will be added as the final details fall into place.

Biblical Ethics in the 21st Century

In Memory Of Fr. Yiu Sing Lúcás Chan, SJ

Marquette University

April 8-9, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

1—3pm Registration in Sensenbrenner Hall

3—4pm Opening Plenary: Dr. Joseph Ogbonnaya and John Thiede, SJ in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall

  • “The Significance of Lúcás Chan’s Cross-Cultural Approach to Biblical Ethics to African Reading of the Bible​.”
  • “Ode to my Jesuit brother Lúcás Chan, S.J.: A Latin American Response to his Ethical Approach”

4:15—5:15pm First Breakout Session

5:30—6:30pm Simmons Lecture: James Keenan, SJ in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall

  • “Hospitality: A Timely, Biblical Virtue from the Book of Ruth to Today”

7—8:30pm Banquet

 

Saturday, April 9, 2016

8:30—9:30am Keynote: John Donahue, SJ in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall

  • “Blessed are the Mourners: Lamentation and the Path to Justice”

9:45—10:45am Second Breakout Session

11—Noon Keynote: Fr. Bryan Massingale in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall

  • “The Welcome Table: The Table Fellowship of Jesus and Its Implications for Racial Justice”

12:15—1:15pm Lunch

1:30—2:30pm Third Breakout Session

2:45—3:45pm Keynote: Dr. Gina Hens-Piazza in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall

  • “Just Reading Or Reading For Justice: Biblical Stories of Subaltern Heroes”

4—5pm Fourth Breakout Session

5:15—6:15pm Simmons Lecture: George Griener, SJ in the Eisenberg Reading Room in Sensenbrenner Hall

  • “Solidarity with the Suffering and the Identity of the Theologian”

 

Following the conference, you’re invited to the Père Marquette Lecture on Sunday, April 10, 2:00 PM, given by Dr. Larry Hurtado: Why on Earth Did Anyone Become a Christian in the First Three Centuries?

 

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