Orality, Textuality, and the Formation of the Hebrew Bible


9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Room: Room TBD - Hotel TBD

Theme: Toward a More Adequate Theory of the Verbal Art


David Carr, Union Theological Seminary, Presiding



Amir Eitan, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

The Oral Origin of the Resumptive Repetition (30 min)


Edward Silver, University of Chicago

Entextualization and Prophetic Action: Jeremiah 36 as Literary Artifact (30 min)


Stefan Schorch, Kirchliche Hochschule Bethel

Reading and the Creation of Texts in the Course of the Literary History of the Hebrew Bible (30 min)


Cynthia Edenburg, Open University of Israel

Intertextuality, Literary Competence, and the Question of Readership (30 min)


Aaron Demsky, Bar-Ilan University

From Writing Exercise to Literary Composition: The Book of Lamentations (30 min)