Religious Experience in Antiquity
Joint Session With: Religious Experience in Antiquity, Qumran
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Room 29 D (Upper level) - San Diego Convention Center (CC)

Theme: Religious Experience and the Sectarian Texts from Qumran






Daniel Falk, University of Oregon, Presiding
Samuel Thomas, California Lutheran University
How We Think They Thought: Cognitive Anthropology, Ritual Studies, and the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls (25 min)
Maxine Grossman, University of Maryland - College Park
Religious Experience and the Discipline of Imagination: Tanya Luhrmann Meets the Dead Sea Scrolls (25 min)
Angela Kim Harkins, Marie Curie Fellow, University of Birmingham
The Memory of the Teacher in the Admonition Section of the CD and the Formation of a Collective Consciousness(25 min)
Ari Mermelstein, Yeshiva University
The Yahad as a Religious Emotional Regime (25 min)
Judith H. Newman, University of Toronto
Embodied Techniques: The Formation of the Maskil’s Self in Liturgical Performance (25 min)
Thomas Csordas, University of California, San Diego
Respondent: Religious Experience in Qumran (15 min)
Discussion (10 min)