New Testament Seminar

Trinity Term 2021

Fridays 2.30 p.m. All meetings online.

Zoom meeting links will be circulated weekly by email to everyone on the existing NT Seminar circulation list. Alumni, visiting scholars and others may contact OxfordNTSeminar@gmail.com to request an invitation.


30 April

Oxbridge Graduate Biblical Studies Conference

NT coordinators: Sue Ann Mak & Filip Sylwestrowicz

*To be held online and hosted by Oxford


7 May

Hermas, a Pauline Interpreter

Jonathan Soyars, Westminster College, Cambridge


14 May

Herod the Great and the Growth of Traditions

Martin Goodman, Wolfson College


21 May

John’s Prologue as a Paschal Hymn

John Behr, University of Aberdeen


28 May

Purgatory, Paradise and Other Post-Mortem Puzzles: Some Biblical Perspectives

N. T. Wright, Wycliffe Hall


4 June

Teaching, just not from the Rostrum: Women in the Letters of Paul in Patristic Literature

Dominika Kurek-Chomycz, Liverpool Hope University


11 June

Luke 1:73-75 and the Liturgical Reading of Scripture

Jane Heath, University of Durham


18 June

John’s Vision of God: Glory and Grace in the Prologue

Adesola Akala, St John’s College, University of Durham


A printable poster of this term’s NT Seminar programme is also available to download here.