SSEC’s premier event-the annual conference. Meet world renowned scholars, be the first to hear about cutting edge research in the historical study of early Christianity, and relax over lunch with like minded friends. See below for the dates and theme of the next conference and how to register.
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SSEC ANNUAL DAY CONFERENCE 2021
“GOD AND MAMMON” THE ECONOMY OF THE EARLY CHURCHES IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE ”
Saturday, 1st May, 2021, at Robert Menzies College
Dr Michael Theophilos is our key note speaker and the SSEC fellow for 2021. He is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies and Ancient Languages in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne. His most recent monograph is Numismatics and Greek Lexicography. London: Bloomsbury, 2019. It is available as a kindle book.
|8.30am-9.00am||Registration||Tea and Coffee available|
|9.00am-9.05am||Welcome||Dr Peter Davis, Master of Robert Menzies College|
|9.50am-10.30am||Chris Forbes||God, Mammon, and “Cashless Societies”: bridging the gap between First and Twenty-First Centuries|
|10.30am-10.55am||Morning Tea||Tea, coffee and refreshments provided|
|10.55am-11.35am||Amelia Brown||For Love or Money?: Conversion to Christianity in Aegean Port Cities, from St Paul Onwards|
|11.40am-12.25pm Keynote Speaker||Michael Theophilos||TBA|
|12.30-12.45pm||Alanna Nobbs||Book Celebrations|
|12.45pm-1.35pm||Lunch Break||Tea, coffee and lunch provided|
|1.35pm-2.15pm||Jim Harrison||The Hypocrisy of Honour Culture in Antiquity: Jesus’ Commendation of an Impoverished Widow Benefactor in Luke 20:45-21:4|
|2.20pm-3.00pm||Peter Docherty||The Problem of Equality in 2 Corinthians 8:13-15|
|3.00pm-3.20pm||Afternoon Tea||Tea, coffee and refreshments provided|
|3.20pm-4.00pm||Lyn Kidson||Real Widows, Young Widows, and the Limits of Benefaction in 1 Timothy 5:3-16|
|4.05pm-4.45pm||Adam White||Paul, Embellement, and the Corinthian Christ Group: An Examination of the Charges against Paul in Light of Similar Groups in Antiquity|
To book please use trybooking. Conference includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea. If we can’t go ahead because of COVID restrictions we will reimburse the cost of the conference. Rates below:
|Individual Lectures, per lecture||$25|
|SSEC concession rate, per lecture||$20|