Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Conference on Douglas Campbell's work on Paul

Spotted this over on Jim West's blog:

A Critical Engagement with Douglas Campbell’s "The Deliverance of God"
Duke Divinity School
November 9-10, 2012
This conference will engage Douglas Campbell’s book, "The Deliverance of God" (Eerdmans, 2009). It will summarize and critically discuss his proposals concerning the modern interpretation of Paul’s justification language, argumentation, and resulting version of the gospel. It will cover broader church historical and theological issues, key questions of close exegesis, and the politics of interpretation, especially in the modern American context.
Scholars, students, ministers, and interested lay people are all welcome to attend.
Speakers include Alan Torrance and Chris Tilling as well as a number of locals including Stephen Chapman, Stanley Hauerwas and Susan Eastman.

1 comment:

VC said...

I have discovered a book that presents a new perspective on Paul. I have just been reading a book that claims that Christians are heretics. The apostles, Peter James and John and their heirs, the Jewish followers of Jesus, preserved his beliefs and practices as they strove to create the kingdom of God here on earth. Paul invented the idea of Jesus as a dying sacrificial god which Jesus’s original followers rejected. The book is Cover-Up: How the Church Silenced Jesus's True Heirs, exposes the church's hypocrisy in first silencing those who truly followed Jesus and then exterminating them, just as they did the Cathars. Mr. Goudge does the world a service in reviewing who the followers of Jesus were. I found the book at