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Annual Meeting, Washington, November 18-21, 2006

Saturday, November 18, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, S18-20: Christology in Q and Other Early Christologies

Presider: JOSEPH VERHEYDEN, University of Leuven, Belgium


PAUL FOSTER, University of Edinburgh, UK: The Coming One: The Eschatological Christology of Q (30 min)


SIMON J. JOSEPH, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA: "Blessed is Whoever is Not Offended by Me": The Subversive Appropriation of Messianic Ideology in Q 3-7 (30 min)


Discussion (15 min)


STEPHAN WITETSCHEK, University of Leuven, Belgium: What Did John Hear? Literary Preparation and Christological Framing of the Baptist's Question (Q 7:18-23) (30 min)


HARRY T. FLEDDERMANN, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI: The Christology of Q and the Pauline Kerygma (30 min)


Discussion (15 min)

Sunday, November 19, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, S19-30: Hidden and Mysterious Gospels in the American Popular Imagination

Joint meeting with The Bible and American Popular Culture Consultation


Presider: MELANIE JOHNSON-DEBAUFRE, Drew University, Madison, NJ (5 min)


ANDREW S. JACOBS, University of California, Riverside, CA: Secret Gospels, Gospel Thrillers, and the American Religious Imaginary (30 min)


JODI EICHLER-LEVINE, Columbia University in the City of New York: Imagining Mary Magdalene: The Discourse of the Hidden Past in Popular Culture (30 min)


Discussion (15 min)


Break: (5 min)


RICHARD G. WALSH, Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC: Stigmata: The Sayings of the Hollywood Jesus (30 min)


MARGARET RAMEY, University of St. Andrews, UK: When Infancy Gospels and Popular American Fiction Meet: Considering Anne Rice's "Christ the Lord" (30 min)


Discussion (10 min)

Monday, November 20, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm, S20-131: Q, the Synoptic Problem, and Compositional Issues

Presider: PAUL FOSTER, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (5 min)


DENNIS R. MACDONALD, Claremont School of Theology, Claremont, CA: Why Q Vanished (30 min)


ROBERT DERRENBACKER, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada: Out of Sight but Not Out of Mind? Matthew's Use of Q in Matthew 5-7 (30 min)


Break: (5 min)


ALAN KIRK, Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA: Critical Reflections on the Revival of Oral Q (30 min)


JOHN S. KLOPPENBORG, University of Toronto, Canada: Thinking about the Composition of the Synoptic Gospels (30 min)


Discussion (20 min)


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