Public Scripture: Reading out of Context
Graduate Student Colloquium in Scripture, Interpretation and Practice
March 30-31, 2014, University of Virginia
Plenary Speaker: Laurie Zoloth, Northwestern University
The 2014 Graduate Colloquium in Scripture, Interpretation, and Practice welcomes submissions of original research from graduate students on the topic “Public Scripture.”
For many religions, particularly the three so-called 'Abrahamic' traditions, the reading and interpretation of Scriptural texts are core communal practices. But Scriptural texts do not always remain within the bounds...