New College, University of Edinburgh
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Lunchtime Conversation with Prof. Troels Engberg-Pedersen

In addition to his Gunning Lecture (“Paul, Stoicism, and the Material Spirit”) next Thursday 16 April at 5:00pm in the Martin Hall, Prof. Troels Engberg-Pedersen has generously agreed to hold a lunchtime conversation with Edinburgh staff and postgraduates discussing the state of the art in New Testament studies. It will be on the same day, Thursday […]

  • Matthew Novenson,
  • 10th April 2015
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Upcoming Gunning Lecture by Prof. Troels Engberg-Pedersen, University of Copenhagen

On Thursday 16 April at 5:00pm in the Martin Hall, New College, there will be an occasional Gunning Lecture by Prof. Troels Engberg-Pedersen, University of Copenhagen, on the topic “Paul, Stoicism, and the Material Spirit.” I am thrilled about this event, having worked for some time with the Gunning Lectureship committee to try to bring […]


Simon Gathercole: Sins in Paul

Check out our newest video of Dr Simon Gathercole presenting at New College’s Biblical Studies seminar titled “Sins in Paul.”    

  • Andrew Kelley,
  • 2nd April 2014

Novenson’s New Book on Paul

(Larry Hurtado):  Our new colleague, Dr. Matt Novenson, has just shown me the author’s copy of his first book, which looks like a noteworthy contribution to our understanding of Paul:  Matthew V. Novenson, Christ among the Messiahs: Christ Language in Paul and Messiah Language in Ancient Judaism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).  Here’s the OUP link: […]

  • Andrew Kelley,
  • 9th March 2012

Paul: A “Hybrid” Jew?

(Larry Hurtado)  I found Dr. Ehrensperger’s presentation last Friday in the CSCO seminar very well researched, incisive and persuasive.  Essentially, she was approaching the question of how to place Paul in terms of his cultural identify, focusing on his use of languages.  Her main thesis was that the metaphor of “hybrid” is not the best, […]

  • Andrew Kelley,
  • 24th January 2012