Previous Programs

16 November 2018 St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 2015 Glenarm Place, Denver, Colorado 80205

3 p.m. – Executive Committee Meeting
Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
5 p.m. – Gathering and Greeting
Frank Hughes, Episcopal Diocese of Texas, Presiding
5:30 p.m. – General Business Meeting
Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
6 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
7 p.m. – Dinner
7:45 p.m. – Presentation and Conversation: Teaching the Bible Across the Church
The Rev. Canon C. K. Robertson, Ph.D.
Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Ministry Beyond the Episcopal Church
Jonathan Soyars, Louisville Seminary, Presiding

17 November 2017 The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 138 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111
3:00pm – Executive Committee Meeting
Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
4:00pm – Gathering and Greeting
Frank Hughes, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Minden, Louisiana, Presiding
5:00pm – General Business Meeting
Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
6:00pm – Holy Eucharist
7:00pm – Dinner
7:45pm – Praying Your Life: Engaging the Scriptures as an Invitation
Brother Curtis Almquist, Society of Saint John the Evangelist (SSJE)
Jonathan Soyars, University of Chicago, Presiding

18 November 2016, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, San Antonio
3 p.m. – Executive Committee Meeting
Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
4 p.m. – Gathering and Greeting
Frank Hughes, Diocese of Western Louisiana School of Theology, Presiding
5 p.m. – General Business Meeting
Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
6 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
7 p.m. – Dinner
7:45 p.m. – Presentation and Conversation:
The Anglican Bible: A Reception History
Donn Morgan, President and Dean, and Professor of Old Testament Emeritus, Church Divinity School of the Pacific
Jonathan Soyars, University of Chicago, Presiding

20 November 2015, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta

Theme: Studying Scripture Together as Anglicans and Lutherans

3:00pm – Executive Committee Meeting
Henrietta Wiley, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Presiding
4:00pm – Gathering and Greeting
Frank Hughes, Diocese of Western Louisiana School of Theology, Presiding
5:00pm – General Business Meeting
Henrietta Wiley, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Presiding
6:00pm – Holy Eucharist
7:00pm – Dinner
7:45pm – Studying Scripture Together as Anglicans and Lutherans
Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Presiding
Walter Bouzard, Wartburg College, Panelist
Cynthia Kittredge, Seminary of the Southwest, Panelist
Jane Patterson Seminary of the Southwest, Panelist
Raymond Pickett, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Panelist

21 November 2014, Cathedral of St. Paul, San Diego.
In Honor of the life and work of Ellen Bradshaw Aitken
2:00 p.m. – Executive Committee Meeting
The Rev. Henrietta L. Wiley, Ph.D., Notre Dame of Maryland University, Presiding
3:00 p.m. – Gathering and Greeting
4:00 p.m. – Program
The Rev. Jonathan E. Soyars, University of Chicago, Presiding

Mary J. Marshall, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
“Eucharistic Liturgies and the Historical Jesus: A Plea for Realism”

The Rev. Vincent Pizzuto, Ph.D., University of San Francisco,
“From Knowing to Unknowing: Apophatic Readings of Scripture in a Context of Hyper-Diversity”
5:00 p.m. – General Business Meeting
6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
The Eucharist is being offered in memory of The Rev. Prof. Ellen B. Aitken, Dean of the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University
The Very Rev. Dr. Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, Dean and President, Seminary of the Southwest, Celebrant and Homilist
7:00 – Dinner and Reflections on a Life of Scholarship in Honor of Ellen Bradshaw Aitken

22 November 2013, Episcopal Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore
2:00 – Gathering and Greeting
3:00 – Program Theme: Engaging the Bible in the Life of the Church Report: “Deep Engagement; Fresh Discovery.”
The report of the Anglican Communion Bible in the Life of the Church project is available at http://www.anglicancommunion.org/ministry/theological/bible/.
Jane L. Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding.
Sexual Identities and the Bible: An Australasian Advance
Alan H. Cadwallader
Telling the Whole Story: Bridging the Gap Between Lectionary & Canon
Reed Carlson
Panel Discussion of “Deep Engagement; Fresh Discovery,” the Report of Anglican Communion Bible in the Life of the Church Project
General Discussion
5:00 – General Business Meeting
Henrietta L. Wiley, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Presiding
6:00 – Holy Eucharist
The Rev. Dr. Peter Davids, Presiding
7:00 – Dinner
7:45 – After-dinner talk
The Very Rev. Dr. Cynthia Briggs Kittredge

16 November 2012, St. Paul and the Redeemer Episcopal Church, Chicago
1:00 p.m. – Executive Committee Meeting
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, AABS President, presiding, Professor of New Testament and Academic Dean, Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, Texas
2:00 p.m. – Gathering and Greeting
3:00 p.m. – Program
Voices of Anglican Scholars Teaching in a Variety of Contexts
Stephen Fowl, Loyola University of Maryland
Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Frank Hughes, formerly of Codrington College, Barbados
Dorothy Lee, Trinity College, University of Melbourne
5:00 p.m. – General Business Meeting
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, AABS President, presiding
6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist
7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:45 p.m. – After-Dinner Talk:
Scripture as Map, Scripture as Common Ground: Teaching the Bible in South Sudan
The Rev. Dr. Ellen Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology, Duke Divinity School

18 November 2011, Grace Cathedral, San Franscisco
1:00 – Executive Committee Meeting
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, AABS President, presiding
Professor of New Testament and Academic Dean, Seminary of the Southwest
2:00 – Gathering and Greeting
3:00 – Program: Translation of Holy Scripture in Anglican Contexts
“William Tyndale and Creative Literalism”
Daniel Pinti, Associate Professor of English, Niagra University

“The KJV, the Scofield Reference Bible, and Dispensationalism in the U. S.”
Brian C. Jones, Assistant Professor of Religion, Wartburg College

“Traduttore, traditore? The ambiguities of Job and the integrity of God-talk”
James Harding, Lecturer in Theology and Religion, University of Otago

“Sources and Strategies in the KJV Translations of the Psalms”
Steve Bishop, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Seminary of the Southwest

4:30 – General Business Meeting – All AABS members and prospective members are invited.
Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, AABS President, presiding
6:00 – Holy Eucharist
7:00 – Dinner catered by Occasions by Maureen
7:45 – After-dinner talk on her recent book Octavia, Daughter of God
The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw, Dean of Grace Cathedral

3 July 2011 King’s College Chapel, London
In conjunction with the 400 year celebration in London of the King James Version, the AABS is sponsoring the following event:
12:00 – Holy Eucharist, King’s College Chapel
The Revd Professor Richard Burridge, Dean of King’s College London, presiding

Followed by reception with light lunch and conversation in the Council Room about being a biblical scholar within the Anglican Communion today, particularly with regard to the proposed Covenant.

19 November 2010  St Luke’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta

1:00 p.m. – Executive Committee Meeting,
Cynthia Kittredge, Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding
2:00 p.m. – Annual Meeting Program,
Topic: The Bible in the Life of the Anglican Church
Alan Cadwallader  “Advisers or Fellow-revisers: Recognition, Status, and the Revised Version”
Marion Taylor “Reflections on the ‘Bible and the life of the Church’ Process”
Dorothy Lee “Anglican Women and the Bible in Nineteenth-century Britain”
John Goldingay “Poetry and the Gospels in an Australian Context”
5:00 p.m.  – Business Meeting, Cynthia Kittredge, Presiding
6:15 p.m. – Eucharist, followed by dinner, Speaker,
8:00 p.m. – Ellen Aitken, “The Bible and the AABS in the Life of the Church”

11 November 2009 Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans

21 November 2008 Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston

16 November 2007  San Diego

November 2006

18 November 2005 St Mark’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia

2:30 – workshop led by AABS members, L. William (Bill) Countryman (Church Divinity School of the Pacific) and Judith Newman (Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto) on the topic “Scripture, Homosexuality, and the Windsor Report.”
4:00 – p.m. annual business meeting
5:30 – Eucharist,
7:00 – dinner; $40.00; reservations required), and a talk by the Right Reverend N. Thomas Wright, Bishop of Durham (England), who drafted the material on Scripture in the Windsor Report, to extend the subject of the afternoon workshop.
Dinner will be catered by Manna Catering, whose work supports MANNA, a non-profit organization providing nutritious meals to persons living with HIV/AIDS

19 November 2004 St Mark’s Episcopal Church, San Antonio

1:30 – Executive Committee Meeting
2:30 – “Taking it to the Streets: Word Becoming Flesh,” a presentation by the Reverend Dr. John Lewis and the Reverend Jane Patterson, Co-Directors, Center for Faith in the WorkPlace, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, San Antonio
4:00 – Business Meeting (Ellen Aitken, AABS President, presiding; all AABS members and prospective members are invited.)
5:30 – Holy Eucharist, The Rev. Ellen Aitken, homilist
6:30 – Social Time (wine and cheese reception hosted by St Mark’s)
7:00 – Dinner
8:00 – After-dinner talk—with pictures—by Dr. Christopher Rowland (Queen’s College, University of Oxford) on the use of art in the interpretation and reception history of the Book of Revelation

9:30 – Dismissal

November 2003 Atlanta

“Homiletical challenges in scripture and publishing in biblical studies”

22-23 November 2002 St James’s Cathedral, Toronto

Friday

5:30 p.m. – Eucharist, followed by social time
7:00 p.m. – Dinner ($12.50 US; $18 Canadian; per person, please indicate if you wish a vegetarian meal)
8:00 p.m. – After-dinner talk by Professor Marcus Borg, President of AABS, on “An Emerging Paradigm for Seeing the Bible in the Church in North America Today”
9:30 p.m. – Dismissal

Saturday

8:00-8:30 a.m. – Executive Committee Caucus
8:30-9:30 a.m. – Business Meeting
9:30-11:30 a.m. – The Most Rev’d Michael Peers, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, on “The Roles of Biblical Scholarship and Biblical Scholars in the Anglican Communion,” followed by general discussion

16-17 November 2001 Cathedral of St. John in the Wilderness, Denver

Friday, November 16

5:30 p.m. – Opening Eucharist
6:30 p.m. – Social time
7:00 p.m. – Catered dinner at the Cathedral
ca. 8:00 p.m. – Ward B. Ewing, “Apocalyptic Literature and the Church Today”
ca. 9:30 p.m. – Adjourn
Saturday, November 17—Colorado Convention Center, Room C3-A214

9:00 a.m. – AABS Annual Business Meeting
9:30 a.m. – Panel Discussion, “Apocalyptic: Then and Now”
11:30 a.m. – Adjourn

17-18 November 2000 St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville

5:30 p.m. – Bus leaves from the Opryland Hotel for St. George’s.
6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist, followed by a catered dinner at St. George’s. After dinner speech by Professor Walter Brueggemann, “Biblical Authority: A Personal Statement.” The bus will be available for return to the Opryland Hotel.
Saturday, November 18—Lincoln E., Opryland Hotel

9:00 a.m. – AABS Annual Meeting. Election of new officers.
9:30 a.m. – Panel discussion, “’You Spoke in My Heart and Said, “Seek My Face”’: Biblical Authority: Personal and Pedagogical Reflections.”
11:30 a.m. – Adjourn.

November 1999

November 1998 Orlando

21-22 November 1997 St Luke’s Episcopal Church, San Fransisco

Friday
5:30 p.m. – Eucharist at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 1755 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94109.

7:00 p.m. – Reception and Dinner at Vivande Ristorante, 670 Golden Gate Ave.

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Draper (School of Theology, University of Natal)
Topic: “Orality vs. Textuality: Biblical Study in a Residual Orality Society”

Saturday November 22
9:00–9:30 a.m. – Business Meeting, Parc Fifty Five Hotel, Cervantes Room
9:30–11:00 a.m. – A Master Teacher’s Workshop, Facilitated by the Steering Committee

Topic: “Scriptural Intertextuality—Developing Communal Hypertexts as Pedagogical Strategies for Reading the Bible”

22-23 November 1996 Trinity Episcopal Church New Orleans

17-18 November 1995 St Luke and the Epiphany, Philadelphia

18-19 November 1994 St. James’s Cathedral, Chicago

19 November 1993 Washington DC