AABS June Meeting 2022

The Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars invites you to join a virtual meeting on the topic “Teaching in Context: Towards a Cultural, Native, and Subaltern Reading” on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 3:00 PM GMT. Our guest speaker will be the Revd Professor David Joy, Principal of the Kerala United Theological Seminary, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Break-out […]

The Gospel of Mark is back June 6!

by Elizabeth Struthers MalbonProfessor Emerita of Religion and Culture, Virginia TechAABSChrist Episcopal Church, Blacksburg, Virginia This is liturgical Year B, the year of Mark’s Gospel in the three-year cycle of lectionary readings. But, in churches who follow the Revised Common Lectionary, we have not yet read much of Mark’s Gospel since the church year began […]

Upcoming AABS meetings

The AABS is holding two meetings in 2021, in June and in November. June Meeting:The Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars invites you to join a virtual meeting on the topic “Teaching in Context” on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 11:00 AM-12:15PM, EDT (Eastern Daylight Time = GMT-4). Our guest speaker will be Dr. Stephen Lim […]

Annual Meeting 2020

Members: the Annual Meeting of the AABS is coming up November 14 on ZOOM. You must register in order to receive the ZOOM link. I look forward to seeing you there. Meeting virtually this year offers us a chance for more international participation then is ordinarily possible. Registration via the registration tab above. Schedule on […]

Legacy or Lineage?

Rev. Dr. Jane Lancaster Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest and AABS President Recently, the cartoonist and philosopher of creativity, Austin Kleon, recounted an exchange with a person who asked him what he hoped his legacy would be. Kleon answered that he didn’t think in terms of legacy, but rather in terms of lineage, the whole […]

From Horror to Prevention

Jason M. Silverman, University of Helsinki Recently the field of Hebrew Bible has been rocked by another scandal, following closely on the heels of allegations of theft and smuggling of ancient manuscripts. Yet I was still shocked by the recent revelation that Jan Joosten, the now suspended professor of Hebrew at Christ Church, Oxford, was […]