CJCR STUDY DAY: 'The Failure of Cestius Gallus'? and 'Judaism, Christianity, and the Problem of Categories' with Steve Mason
Monday 4th June 2012
Steve Mason (Aberdeen)
Venue: Faculty of Divinity, Lightfoot Room
Study day with Professor Steve Mason, Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament Exegesis at the University of Aberdeen. Recent publications include "The Historical Problem of the Essenes," in Peter Flint, Jean Duhaime, and Kyung Baek, eds., Celebrating the Dead Sea Scrolls: a Canadian Collection (Atlanta: SBL), 201-51 and "What is History? Using Josephus for the Judaean-Roman War," in Mladen Popovic, ed., The Jewish Revolt against Rome: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Leiden: Brill), 155-240.
The outline for the day's events is as follows:
11.00am: 'The Failure of Cestius Gallus'? Historical Method and the Study of Roman Judaea.
2.15pm: Judaism, Christianity, and the Problem of Categories.