|Dr. Andrei Orlov presented two papers, one, on “John 1:45-51 and Matthew 4:1-11//Mark 1:12-13//Luke 4:1-13,” was in an SBL session on The New Testament Mysticism Project; the second, “Enoch and the Anthropos: Restoration of the Glory of Adam in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch,” was in an SBL session on Exemplarity and Perfection in Hellenistic Judaism. Dr. Orlov also responded to Kevin Sullivan’s review of his book, From Apocalypse to Merkavah Mysticism: Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (Brill, 2006) in an SBL session on Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism.
Dr. John Schmitt presented a paper “What if Israel never Became a Woman” in an SBL session on Biblical Hebrew Poetry.
Dr. Therese Lysaught presented a paper "Rise Up And Walk: Healed Bodies and the Performance of the Resurrection in Mark's Gospel" in an AAR session of the Christian Theological Research Fellowship.
Dr. D. Stephen Long served as panelist for a session of the Society of Christian Philosophers (AAR) on William J. Abraham’s book, Crossing the Threshold of Divine Revelation and also presented a review of Marilyn McCord Adam’s book, Christ and Horrors: The Coherence of Christology in a session of the Christian Theological Research Fellowship (AAR).
Dr. Daniel C. Maguire presided at an AAR session on Heterosexism: Roots and Cures in World Religions.
Christopher Ganski presented a paper, “The Feeling of Freedom and the Feeling of Dependence: Sorting out Schleiermacher’s Critique of the Catholic Notion of Cooperative Grace” in an AAR session on Prolegomena to the Glaubenslehre: The Last of a Four-Year Reinvestigation of Schleiermacher's Magnum Opus.
Dragos-Andrei Giulea, presented a paper, “Melito, This New Enoch, the Divine Scribe: Typological Interpretation as Revelation of the Divine Mysteries in Melito's Peri Pascha” in an SBL session on Exegesis and Hermeneutics in the Churches of the East.
Timothy P. Henderson presented a paper, “The Gospel of Peter and Early Objections to the Resurrection of Jesus,” in an SBL session on the Passion/Resurrection Narratives.
Elijah Mueller presented a paper, “The Missing Icon of the Will: The Damascene's Icon Theology as a Subtext in His On the Heresies, Chapter 100,” in an SBL session on Icons and Images in Eastern Orthodox Theology.
|Marquette Ph. D. Graduates|
Martin C. Albl (MU Ph. D. 1997), Presentation College, presented a paper, “’For Whenever I am Weak then I am Strong’: Paul’s Letters and Disability Studies” in an SBL session on Disability in the Prophets and Early Christian Texts.
Jeffrey W. Barbeau (MU Ph.D. 2002), Oral Roberts University, presented a paper, “Thoughts ‘Too Refined to be Popular’: Sara Coleridge, Biblical Exegesis, and Theological Method” in an AAR session, Contested Texts and Contexts: Exegesis in the History of Christianity.
James Beilby (MU Ph. D. 2002), Bethel University, served as a panelist for a session of the Society of Christian Philosophers (AAR) on William J. Abraham's Crossing the Threshold of Divine Revelation.
Thomas M. Bolin (MU Ph.D. 1995), Saint Norbert College, presented a paper, “Revisiting Qohelet and the Greeks,” in an SBL session on Qoheleth and Biblical Wisdom Literature.
Radu Bordeianu (MU Ph.D. 2006) Duquesne University, presented a paper, “Communion Ecclesiology as a Response to Eucharistic Ecclesiology: Zizioulas and Staniloae,” in an AAR session on “Communion and Otherness: Contemporary Challenges of "Impaired Communion."
In the same session, Wendy Dackson (MU Ph.D. 2000), Ripon College, UK, presented a paper, “Integrity, Alternative Aggressions, and Impaired Communion.” This session was chaired by Rev Michael Fahey, SJ, Emeritus Professor of Theology at Marquette who is now at Boston College.
Bogdan Bucur (MU Ph. D. 2007), Duquesne University, presented two papers, “Exegesis of Isaiah 11:2 in Aphrahat the Persian Sage” in an SBL session on Exegesis and Hermeneutics in the Churches of the East and “Wirkungsgeschichte of Matthew 18:10” in an SBL session on Jewish and Christian Exegesis.
Silviu N. Bunta (MU Ph.D. 2005) University of Dayton, also presented two papers, “Sitting in Heaven: An Ancient Near Eastern Pre-Merkabah Reading of Ezekiel 1,” in an SBL session on Possible Provenances for Mysticism: Ancient Near East and Hebrew Bible and “A Review of Kelley Coblentz Bautch, A Study of the Geography of 1 Enoch 17-19: No One Has Seen What I Have Seen, in an SBL session on Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism.
Harriet Luckman (MU Ph. D. 2001), College of Mount St. Joseph, presided at a session of the Women's Caucus Workshop (AAR).
Terence L. Nichols (MU Ph.D. 1988), University of St. Thomas, MN, was a panelist in an AAR session on Radical Life Extension: Implications for Eschatological Visions of the Religions.
Cyril Orji (MU Ph.D. 2005) University of Dayton, presented a paper, “Religion, Violence, and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa: Ujaama-therapy as a Dynamic Response” in an AAR session on Religion, Violence, and Conflict in Africa: Dynamics and Responses.
Marquette Ph. D. Graduates (MU Ph.D. 2001), Wheaton College, presented a paper ““Angered” or “Moved”? Mark 1:41 in Light of Mark’s Exodus Motif” in an SBL session on Individual Variants and the Broad Picture in Mark.\
Joel F. Williams (MU Ph.D. 1992), Columbia International University, presented a paper, “Jesus' Love for the Rich Man (Mark 10:21): A Disputed Response toward a Disputed Character,” in an SBL session on Disputed Characters in the Synoptic Tradition.