S24-133 Orality, Textuality, and the Formation of the Hebrew Bible

Joint Session With: Orality, Textuality, and the Formation of the Hebrew Bible, Bible in Ancient and Modern Media

11/24/2013 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Room: 309 - Convention Center

Theme: Celebrating the Contributions of John Miles Foley

John Miles Foley (1947-2012) was a professor in the classics and English departments at the University of Missouri, founder of the journal Oral Tradition, and director of the Center for Studies in Oral Tradition. On numerous occasions he participated in the SBL annual meeting. This session is a tribute to his contributions to the study of biblical literature.

Tom Thatcher, Cincinnati Christian University, Presiding

Lori Garner, Rhodes College, Foley and the Study of Literature (30 min)

Raymond F. Person, Jr., Ohio Northern University, Foley and the Study of the Hebrew Bible (30 min)

Rafael RodrĂ­guez, Johnson University, Foley and the Study of the New Testament (30 min)

Panel: Contributions of Foley in Biblical Studies

Susan Niditch, Amherst College, Panelist (10 min)

Holly Hearon, Christian Theological Seminary, Panelist (10 min)

Talya Fishman, University of Pennsylvania, Panelist (10 min)

Discussion (20 min)