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Fall 2012

The Marquette Scripture Project has scheduled a new series of discussions for Fall 2012. This semester, we are concentrating on Genesis 1:1-2 and John 1:1-2, both of which touch on themes of creation with a complex theological tradition. We would like for you to join us every other Thursday from 12:30-1:30pm to discuss various aspects of one or both of these texts and their receptions.

  • Sept 20th,  AMU 448,  Karen Keen
  • Oct 4th,  Henke Lounge,  Dr. Deirdre Dempsey
  • Oct 18th,  Library Conference Room A,  Dr. Michael Barnes
  • Nov 1st,  AMU 254,  Paul Pasquesi
  • Nov 15th,  Henke Lounge,  Dr. Andrei Orlov
  • Nov 29th,  Henke Lounge,  Stephen Waers
  • Dec 6th,  Henke Lounge,  Fr. William Kurz

Spring 2010

  • Lecture: “The Treasury of Merits Theologically Considered,” Prof. Gary A. Anderson, University of Notre Dame (January 25, 2010)
  • Lecture: “Elijah Levita: A Jewish Hebraist?” Dr. Deena Aranoff, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA (March 22, 2010; co-sponsored with Luther Studies in a Catholic Context)

Fall 2009

  • Symposium on Theological Interpretation of Scripture (Sept. 25, 2009)
    Wade Chair Lecture

    • “Jesus and his Spirit-filled Disciples, especially Paul, as the Isaian Servant of the Lord in Acts,” Rev. William S. Kurz, SJ, Ph.D., the Rev. Francis Wade, SJ, Chair, 2009
    • Panel Discussion: Dr. Deirdre Dempsey (Associate Professor, Dept. of Theology), Dr. Danielle Nussberger (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Theology), Rebecca Hylander (doctoral student, Historical Theology)

    Graduate Student Papers

    • “Eschatological Ethics in Barth’s Reading of Philippians,” Mark Jennings (doctoral candidate, New Testament)
    • “Metaphoric Process in Canon and Context: Genesis 1 and 2 and the ‘Enuma Elish,'” Jason Roberts (doctoral student, Systematic Theology)
    • “Patriarchs and Paradise: Moses, Enoch, and the Garden of Eden in Pseudo-Philo,” Kristine Ruffatto (doctoral candidate, biblical studies)

    Keynote Address

    • “Biblical Interpretation and Theology: A Meditation on Irenaeus, Modernity, and Vatican II,” Rev. Robert Barron, Francis Cardinal George Professor of Faith and Culture, Mundelein Seminary
    • Panel Discussion: Dr. Pol Vandevelde (Professor, Dept. of Philosophy), Dr. Rodrigo Morales (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Theology), Dr. Jackson Lashier (doctoral candidate, Historical Theology)
  • Symposium: Hebraism v. Hellenism: Methodological Questions on the Development of Early Christianity – panel discussion with Dr. Ralph Del Colle, Rev. Tom Hughson, SJ, Ph.D., Dr. Michel Barnes, and Dr. D. Stephen Long (co-sponsored with the Jewish Roots of Christian Mysticism)

Spring 2009

  • Weekly reading group: Markus Bockmuehl, Seeing the Word
  • Lecture: “Clavis Scripturae Sacrae: The Holy Trinity in Martin Luther’s Interpretation of the Old Testament,” Dr. Mickey Mattox (co-sponsored with the Colloquium in Reformation Theology)
  • Lunchtime conversations: Theologians Reading Scripture
    • Hans Urs von Balthasar with Dr. Danielle Nussberger (Jan. 27, 2009)
    • Karl Rahner with Dr. Robert Masson (Feb. 3, 2009)
    • John Howard Yoder with Dr. Paul Heidebrecht (Feb. 17, 2009)
    • Jonathan Edwards with Mark Jennings (Feb. 24, 2009)

Fall 2008

  • “What is Theological Interpretation?  A Conversation Across Disciplinary Boundaries” – panel discussion with Dr. Rodrigo  Morales (Biblical Studies), Dr. Mickey Mattox (Historical Theology), and Dr. D. Stephen Long (Systematic Theology)
  • Weekly reading group: Henri de Lubac, Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture, Vol. 1
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