1. Patristics opening, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

    The department of Church History and the History of Christian Thought at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Deerfield, IL) seeks to appoint a tenure-track, assistant professor in ancient Christianity/Patristics beginning in August 2017.  A Ph.D. in ancient Christianity or Patristics is required.  Applicants should be prepared to teach both survey and upper-division courses in church history at the master’s and doctoral levels, as well as one course per semester at the undergraduate level at Trinity College. Standard teaching load is 3/3. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential in teaching, research, and publication. To be assured full consideration, please send a letter of interest and c.v. by October 1 to Professor Douglas A. Sweeney (). Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Trinity College are schools within Trinity International University. Both faculties affirm the Statement of Faith of the Evangelical Free Church of America (http://go.efca.org/resources/document/efca-statement-faith). The University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Read more about our school and its programs at http://divinity.tiu.edu/.


    February 11th, 2016 9:08 am / Continue Reading »
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  3. Art & Religions of Antiquity, Society of Biblical Literature Call for Papers

    Call For Papers: The Art and Religions in Antiquity program unit is sponsoring sessions at the 2016 annual meeting including TWO OPEN SESSIONS. 1) Art and Destruction: The Art and Religions of Antiquity program unit invites papers focused on Art and Destruction. For this session, we seek papers that treat topics concerning the removal, desecration, or destruction of art and material culture and its historical impact and relevance. Papers that treat the destruction of ancient art in recent years are also most welcome. 2) Art and Religion of Ancient Syria: For this session we seek presentations that address the role of art and material culture as it relates to Syria, broadly construed, in antiquity or late antiquity. Presentations that emphasize regionally distinctive monuments, artifacts, structures, manuscripts, and rituals are most welcome, along with recently discovered materials. For inquiries about best practices regarding matters of provenance, please consult with representatives of the SBL Council’s Task Force on the Use of Ancient Artifacts.


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  5. Compilations of historiographical material in Late Antiquity & the early Middle Ages – Ghent, 24-25 March 2016

    The research group Late Antique Historiography (Ghent University) hosts an international conference on Compilations and excerpt collections of historiographical material in Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages from Thursday 24 to Friday 25 March.

    The full programme is available on www.late-antique-historiography.ugent.be/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Programme.-Compilations-and-excerpt-collections-of-historiographical-material.-last-version-doc.pdf

    Scholars who wish to attend the workshop can send their proposal to both Emerance Delacenserie (Emerance.Delacenserie@UGent.be) and Panagiotis Manafis (Panagiotis.Manafis@Ugent.be)

    Organizers: Peter Van Nuffelen, Marc De Groote, Emerance Delacenserie, Panagiotis Manafis


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  7. Symposium at Brown University – March 12, 2016

    A symposium titled, “Body, Culture, Religion: Byzantine Views” will be held at Brown University on March 12, 2016.

    Details about the symposium may be found by clicking here.



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