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11th Enoch Seminar / Session on "Early Islam" 27 May, 2021

11th Enoch Seminar / LMU Munich Congress on Apocalypticism in Antiquity Online – 23-27 May, 2021

11th Enoch Seminar / Session on "Early Islam" 27 May, 2021

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The entire Program :

DAY 5: THURSDAY 27 MAY, 2021
9:00am-9:15am: Welcome (Loren Stuckenbruck)

9:15am-10:00am: Plenary Session with presentation by Karen King (“Early Christian Apocalypticizing”), with the chairs and speakers from the previous day, open to all participants. (Chair: Loren Stuckenbruck).

10:00am-11:00am: GROUP 7: “Early Islam”

Keynote Paper: David Cook (Rice Univ.), “Apocalypse and the Urbane in Sunni and Shi’ite Islam”

(30 mins., followed by open discussion)

11:00-11:30: ***Break***

11:30am-1:00pm: Breakout Sessions/Workshops

Session 22 (Grp 1, Sec 5): Zoom Room B

Chair: Matthias Henze (Rice Univ.)

Kelley Coblentz Bautch, “What have forty years revealed? Reflections on M. Smith’s ‘History of Apokalypto and Apokalypsis’” (15-17 mins.)

Respondent: Daniel Machiela (McMaster Univ.) (5-7 mins.)

Carol Newsom (Emory Univ.), “What’s in a Name? The Problem of Delineating the Object of Our Study” (15-17 mins.)

Respondent: Anders Klostergaard Petersen (Univ. of Aarhus) (5-7 mins.)

Open discussion (30 mins.)

Session 23 (Grp 4, Sec 6): Zoom Room C

Chair: James C. VanderKam

Lisa Bowens (Princeton Theological Seminary), “Reading Paul as an Apocalyptic Thinker: Where Do We Go from Here?” (15-17 mins.)

Respondent: Ann Jervis (Wycliffe College) (5-7 mins.)

Matthew Goff (Florida State Univ.), “The Qumran Book of Giants and the Apocalyptic Tradition” (15-17 mins.)

Respondent: Laura Bizzarro (Pontifical Catholic Univ. of Argentina) (5-7 mins.)

Open discussion (30 mins.)

Session 24 (Grp 7, Sec 2): Zoom Room D

Chair: David B. Cook (Rice Univ.)

Guillaume Dye (Université libre de Bruxelles), “Sura 18 and its rock’” (15-17 mins.)

Respondent: Andreas Kaplony (LMU Munich) (5-7 mins.)

Hadi Sabouhi (Univ. of California at Irvine), “The Son of the Slave-girl – The Maternal Ancestry of the Shī-ī Messianic Figure” (15-17 mins.)

Respondent: Kameliya Atanasova (Washington & Lee Univ.) (5-7 mins.)

Open discussion (30 mins.)

1:00pm-2:00pm: ***Break***

2:00pm-4:00pm: Final Wrap-up Session (Chair: Gabriele Boccaccini)

Panelists: Hindy Hajman, Jan Bremmer, Martti Nissinen, Annette Yoshiko Reed, Lorenzo DiTommaso, Ra’anan Boustan, David Cook (10 mins each, plus discussion)

4:00pm-4:30pm: Conclusions (Loren Stuckenbruck)

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