New Testament Seminar

Trinity Term 2019

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament

Fridays at 2.30 p.m. in the Pusey Room, Keble College (except as noted*): all welcome. Some meetings will place particular emphasis on postgraduate training needs.

3 May                      

Oxbridge Graduate Biblical Studies Conference

*To be held at Cambridge: see here for the conference programme. NT coordinators: Stacey van Dyk & Alex Rowe.

10 May                    

The Congregation of the Poor in the Scrolls and the New Testament: Reflections on Method

Daniel Falk, Pennsylvania State University  

16+17 May            

Oxford-Notre Dame Workshop on Jewish Sources and the New Testament

Contributors incl. Menahem Kister (Jerusalem), William Horbury (Cambridge), Nathan Eubank (Notre Dame) and others. See

24 May                    

The Function of Teaching Authority in the Dead Sea Documents and Matthew’s Gospel

Loren Stuckenbruck, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

31 May                    

Between Qumran and Tarsus: Diaspora and the Birth of Christianity

Daniel R. Schwartz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

7 June                     

Angels Between the Isthmus and the Deep Dead Sea

Michael Jost & Jörg Frey, Universities of Berne and Zurich

14 June                   

Antimessianism in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Mateusz Kusio, Wolfson College

(NB Change of Programme)

21 June                 

Day Conference: The Dead Sea Scrolls at Oxford

Keynote Speakers are George Brooke (Manchester) & Eibert Tigchelaar (Leuven). See

*Hosted at Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies

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