1  SBL Matthew Section Information

Annual AAR-SBL Meeting - Toronto, Canada - November 2002

Saturday, November 23rd - S23-113 - Matthew Section 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Theme: Matthew and First-Century Judaisms
Claudia Setzer, Manhattan College, Presiding(0 min)

Daniel J Harrington, Weston Jesuit School Of Theology
But Can we Preach It? Hermeneutical Reflections on Matthew’s Christian-Jewish Gospel. (30 min)

John K Riches, Univ Of Glasgow
Maintaining Jewish Identity: Matthew's Management of Ethnic Boundaries (30 min)

Andrew Overman, Macalester College
'The Place Where the Iniquities of Israel were Atoned for is Laid Waste;' Leadership in Israel Post-70 in Matthew and his Contemporaries (30 min)

Michael R Greenwald, St Lawrence Univ
Matthew's Arrangement of his Sayings Source as an Indicator of Relationship with the "Jewish" Community (30 min) 

Discussion , (30 min)

Sunday, November 24, 2002 - 
S24-17 - Matthew Section 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Theme: Topics in Matthean Studies
Barbara Reid, Catholic Theological Union Of Chicago, Presiding (0 min)

Janice Capel Anderson, University Of Idaho
What Are We Teaching about Matthew? (30 min)

Catherine M Murphy, Santa Clara University
Matthew 5:3-12 and 25:31-46 and the Penal Codes from Qumran (30 min)

Daniel W Ulrich, Bethany Theological Seminary
Reproof as an Aspect of Enemy-Love in Matthew (30 min)

Robert L Mowery, Illinois Wesleyan Univ  What Does God Do?  Theological Statements in the Gospel of Matthew (30 min)

James E Miller, Divorce in the Gospel of Matthew (30 min)

2001 Matthew Section Program at the Annual Society of Biblical Literature Meeting - Denver - Copy of Program available at http://www.sbl-site.org

Matthew Section 1:00 pm–3:30 pm - Saturday - Nov. 17, 2001 C3-Room A208

Elaine Wainwright, Catholic Theological College, Presiding

Jerome H. Neyrey, University of NotreDame - Deception, Ambiguity, and Revelation:  Matthew’s Judgmental Scenes in Social-Science Perspective  (paper has Greek fonts probably best viewed with latest version of Internet Explorer)

John P. Heil, Kenrick-Glennon Seminary - The Narrative Meaning and Function of the Transfiguration of Jesus - [This paper is related to  pp. 35-149, 201-255 of John Paul Heil, The Transfiguration of Jesus: Narrative Meaning and Function of Mark 9:2-8, Matt 17:1-8 and Luke 9:28-36. Analecta Biblica 144. Rome: Biblical Institute, 2000.]

Emily R. Cheney, University of Georgia - Familial Violence in Matthew 1–2

Ronald L. Troxel, University of Wisconsin -  Matthew 27:51-54: Whence Did Matthew's "Saints" Appear?  This paper may be accessed at http://imp.lss.wisc.edu/~rltroxel/troxel.pdf   The paper is in the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.  If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader software on your computer,  you will have to download it from http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html  There is a free version and more advanced versions for which there is a charge.  The free version works well if all you want to do is read.

John Kampen, Bluffon College -  Sectarian Wisdom in the Gospel of Matthew

Matthew Section

4:00 pm–6:30 pm - Saturday - Nov. 17th

C3-Room A208

Warren Carter, St. Paul School of Theology, Presiding

Theme: Matthew and Violence

Barbara Reid, Catholic Theological Union Violent Endings in Matthew’s Parables and an End to Violence (Note:  the Greek fonts didn't come through correctly when transferred into MS Frontpage.)

Marianne Blickenstaff, Vanderbilt University The Bloody Bridegroom: Violence in the Matthean Family (Note:  the Greek fonts didn't come through correctly when transferred into MS Frontpage.)

Robert Beck, Loras College Nonviolent Conflict Resolution in the Doubled Plot of Matthew

Shelly Matthews, Furman University Persecution Complex: Understanding Matthew’s Rhetoric of Violence without Positing "the Jews" as Agents of Violence

Dorothy Jean Weaver, Eastern Mennonite University, Respondent - Matthew and Violence: Reflections in Response to the Papers of Blickenstaff, Reid, Beck, and Matthews


1. Image  - Gospels of S-Vaast Prague late 9thC 23v Calling of S Matthew - Courtesy of ArtServe -                 http://rubens.anu.edu.au/htdocs/bytype/manuscripts/survey/00009.html

Return to Matthean Studies Home Page


This page has been accessed Hit Counter times since August 30, 2001.