Bible in Ancient and Modern Media
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: 300 B (Level 3 (Aqua)) - Hilton Bayfront (HB)

Theme: Bible and Biblical Interpretation in Ancient and Modern Media
BAMM invites papers related to the ancient and modern media contexts of biblical transmission and interpretation. We invite especially papers that address issues of literacy, textuality, scribality, and orality in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament research, New Testament and early Christianity research, and modern translation and pedagogy.

Raymond Person, Ohio Northern University, Presiding
Ryan P. Bonfiglio, Emory University
Visualizing Literacy: Images, Media, and the Language of Minor Art in Ancient Israel (30 min)
Rebecca Scharbach Wollenberg, Oberlin College
Rabbinic Practices of (Bible) Reading: Unlinking the Written and the Oral (30 min)
Break (5 min)
Dan Nässelqvist, Lund University
Oral Performance or Public Reading? The Oral Delivery of New Testament Writings in Early Christianity (30 min)
Erin K. Vearncombe, University of Toronto and Callie Callon, University of Toronto
When Is a Text Not a Text? Early Gospels as Material Culture (30 min)
Discussion (25 min)