THE JOHANNINE LITERATURE WEB
SBL 1992-1998
Papers Presented to the Johannine Literature Section
at the
Annual Meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature

1998 Annual Meeting - Orlando, FL

S79 - November 22, 1998
Francisco Lozada, University of the Incarnate Word, Presiding

Francisco Lozada, University of the Incarnate Word
The Sitz im Leben of John 5: A Literary-Ideological Reading

Ingrid Rosa Kitzberger, University of Münster, Germany
Untying Lazarus - A Sister's Task?: Revisioning Gender and Characterization in John 11

Robert Kysar, Candler School of Theology
He Gave up the Spirit: A Reader's Reflection on John 19:30b

Paul Raymond Trebilco, University of Otago, New Zealand
Reading the Slogans and Antitheses in 1 John

Tom Thatcher, Cincinnati Bible Seminary and College
The Riddles of Jesus in John

Jennifer Berenson Maclean, Roanoke College, A Tale of Two Weddings: Divine Tricksterism in John
[this paper was postponed until 1999; Tom Thatcher's paper was read in its place]

S148 - November 23, 1998
Theme: A Reappraisal of God as Father in the Johannine Tradition
Gail R. O'Day, Emory University, Presiding

Gail R. O'Day, Emory University
"Whoever Has Seen Me Has Seen the Father" (John 14:8); But What Have We Seen?

Mary Rose D'Angelo, University of Notre Dame
Prayer, Prophecy, Persecution and Divine Paternity in the Politics of John

Adele Reinhartz, McMaster University, Canada
The Johannine God-Father and the Language of Embodiment

Peter Widdicombe, McMaster University, Canada
The Fathers on the Father in the Gospel of John

David Hawkin, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
The Father, the Son, and the Beloved Disciple: Revelation and Identity in the Fourth Gospel


1997 Annual Meeting - San Francisco, CA

S178 - November 24, 1997
Paul N. Anderson, George Fox College, Presiding

Richard Bauckham, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Light/Darkness Dualism in the Fourth Gospel and the Qumran Texts

Jane S. Webster, McMaster University, Hamilton
Transcending Alterity: the Proverbial Strange Woman Meets the Johannine Samaritan Woman

Ann Roberts Winsor, Church Divinity School, Graduate Theological Union
A King is Bound in the Tresses: Allusions to the Song of Songs in the Fourth gospel

Dongsoo Kim, University of Cambridge, England
Johannine Ecclesiology: A Prophetic Voice in Early Christianity

Francis J. Moloney, Australian Catholic University
The Johannine Paraclete and Jesus--Again

S204 - November 25, 1997
Gail R. O'Day, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Presiding

Thomas F. Johnson, George Fox University
A Secessionist in Every Closet

Judith M. Lieu, Macquarie University, Australia
Independence for the Johannine Epistles?

C. Clifton Black, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University
An Underestimated Aspect of First John's Theology?

David Rensberger, Interdenominational Theological Center
The Spirituality of First John


1996 Annual Meeting - New Orleans, LA

S52 - November 23, 1996
Theme: Readers and Readings of the Fourth Gospel
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University, Presiding

Obery M. Hendricks, Drew University
A Re-Introduction to the Fourth Gospel

Ingrid Rosa Kitzberger, University of Münster
How Can This Be? (John 3:9)--A Feminist-Theological Re-Reading of the Gospel of John

Gail R. O'Day, Emory University
The Word Become Flesh: Story and Theology in the Gospel of John

Teresa Okure, Catholic Institute of West Africa
Reading John, The Gospel of Life, in an African Context

S205 - November 25, 1996
Theme: The Gospel of John at the Turn of the Century
Craig H. Koester, Luther Seminar, Presiding

Panelists:
Wes Howard-Brook, Intercommunity Peace & Justice Center
Stephen D. Moore, University of Sheffield
Adele Reingartz, McMaster University
Richard L. Rohrbaugh, Lewis and Clark College
Jeffrey L. Staley, Lewis and Clark College
Marianne Meye Thompson, Fuller Theological Seminary


1995 Annual Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

S165 - November 20, 1995
Theme: Readers and Readings of the Fourth Gospel
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Presiding

Jan A. Du Rand, Rand Afrikaans University
Chords and Canticles: Experiencing the Power of the Gospel of John as a Literary Symphony

Francis J. Moloney, Australian Catholic University, Oakleigh
The Function of John 13-17 within the Johannine Narrative

Luise Schottroff, Kassel University
Sexuality in the Gospel of John

S203 - November 21, 1995
Adele Reingartz, McMaster University, Presiding

Kyoshin Ahn, Vanderbilt University
The Johannine Passion Narrative and the Genre of Exitus Illustrium Virorum

Catherine Cory, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul
The Characterization of Mary in John's Story of the Anointing of Jesus: A Literary and Sociological Approach

Walter B. Crouch, Baylor University
Ending the Go(d)spel(l) of John: Narrative Mortality as the Relationship Between Death and Closure in the Fourth Gospel

Craig R. Koester, Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary
Symbolism and Discipleship in John's Gospel

Holly Joan Toensing, College of Wooster
The Pericope of the Adulterous Woman: Politics of Insertion

Caroline Vander Stichele, University of Amsterdam
The Role of Women in the Empty Tomb Stories: A Comparative Reading of the Gospel of Peter and the Gospel of John


1994 Annual Meeting - Chicago, IL

S142 - November 21, 1994
Theme: Readers and Readings of the Fourth Gospel
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Presiding

Jerome H. Neyrey, University of Notre Dame
Who Controls Information and Interpretation? Windows into the Social Dynamics of the Fourth Gospel

Adele Reinhartz, McMaster University
The Johannine Community and Its Jewish Neighbors: A Reappraisal

David Rensberger, Interdenominational Theological Center
Sectarianism and Theological Interpretation in John

S200 - November 22, 1994
Theme: The Gospel of John at the Close of the 20th Century
Jeffrey L. Staley, Portland, OR, Presiding

Panelists:
Robert Kysar, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia
J. Ramsey Michaels, Southwest Missouri State University
Gail R. O'Day, Candler School of Theology, Emory University
Luise Schottroff, University of Kassel
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University Divinity School
D. Moody Smith, Duke University Divinity School


1993 Annual Meeting - Washington, DC

S85 - November 21, 1993
Theme: Readers and Readings of the Fourth Gospel
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Presiding

R. Alan Culpepper, Baylor University
The Gospel of John as a Document of Faith in a Pluralistic Culture

Werner H. Kelber, Rice University
Metaphysics and Marginality in John

Sandra M. Schneiders, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union
John 20:11-18. The Encounter of the Easter Jesus with Mary Magdalene: A Transformative Feminist Reading

S151 - November 22, 1993
Craig R. Koester, Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary, Presiding

Thomas L. Brodie, Cedara Theological Institute, Hilton, South Africa
John's Gospel: Blueprint for a Universal Spirituality

Mary Rose D'Angelo, Villanova University
"The one who has seen has testified": Testimony and Prophecy in John

J. Ramsey Michaels, Southwest Missouri State University
Is the Johannine Prologue a Creation of the Reader?

David Rensberger, Interdenominational Theological Center
Non-Johannine Terminology in 1 John

Wolfgang Roth, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
Farewell-Footwashing-Spirit: A Johannine Motif Sequence in Light of Genesis

Michael E. Willett, Howard University Divinity School
Toward a Psycho-Literary Reading of the Fourth Gospel


1992 Annual Meeting - San Francisco, CA

S42 - November 21, 1992
Theme: Readers and Readings of the Fourth Gospel
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University, Presiding

Robert Kysar, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia
The Making of Metaphor: Another Reading of John 3:1-15

D. Moody Smith, Duke University Divinity School
A Canonical Reading of the Fourth Gospel

S126 - November 23, 1992
Theme: Recent Johannine Scholarship
Robert T. Fortna, Vassar College, Presiding

Panel Review: The Farewell of the Word: The Johannine Call to Abide, by Fernando F. Segovia (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1991); John Among the Gospels: The Relationship in Twentieth Century Research, by D. Moody Smith (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992); and Reading John: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the Fourth Gospel and 1, 2, and 3 John, by Charles H. Talbert (New York: Crossroad, 1992).

Panelists:
R. Alan Culpepper, Baylor University
John R. Donahue, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
Sandra M. Schneiders, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union
Robert C. Tannehill, Methodist Theological School in Ohio

Responses:
Fernando F. Segovia, Vanderbilt University
D. Moody Smith, Duke University Divinity School
Charles H. Talbert, Wake Forest University

 

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