Society of Biblical Literature

2014 San Diego

Psychology and Biblical Studies Section

San DiegoSBL Annual Meeting, San Diego
November 22-25, 2014

NOTE: draft papers will be linked as they become available

SESSIONS:

S22-236: Ritual, Psychology, and the Bible

S23-240: The Contribution of Daniel Merkur’s Relating to God to Psychological Biblical Interpretation

S24-240: Shame and Shadow in the Hebrew Bible

S22-236: Ritual, Psychology, and the Bible

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1:00 to 3:30 PM
204 B (Level 2 (Indigo))

Barbara Leung Lai, Tyndale University College and Seminary (Ontario), Presiding (5 min)

  • Ilona N. Rashkow, Stony Brook University
    Mellowed with Wine: Cursed be Who?
  • Helen Efthimiadis-Keith, University of KwaZulu-Natal
    When ritual does not heal – a Jungian interpretation of the book of Tobit
  • D. Andrew Kille, BibleWorkbench
    The Bible as Psychological Object: sacred text, holy object, boundary marker

Jeffrey Stackert, University of Chicago, Respondent

Business Meeting

S23-240: The Contribution of Daniel Merkur’s Relating to God to Psychological Biblical Interpretation

Panelists review and discuss Daniel Merkur’s Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism” (Jason Aronson, 2013) as it offers insights into psychological Biblical criticism.

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 1:00 to 3:30 PM
Room 21 (Upper level)

Heather McKay, Edge Hill University, Presiding

Panelists:

  • J. Ellens, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • William Morrow, Queen’s University

Dan Merkur, Respondent

S24-240: Shame and Shadow in the Hebrew Bible

Monday, November 24, 2014, 1:00 to 3:30 PM
314 (Level 3 (Aqua))

Heather McKay, Edge Hill University, Presiding

  • Arthur George, Independent Scholar
    Finding the Self in the Garden of Eden:
    The Cosmic and Psychological Dimensions of the Knowledge of Good and Evil
  • Amy J. Chase, Drew University
    How Much Shame Can One Text Take? Examining Gideon via Shame Psychology
  • Adam N. Tune, Catholic University of America
    The Burnt Child Loves the Fire
    Ron Clark, George Fox Evangelical Seminary
    Zechariah: Repeated Cycles and Apocalyptic Images Addressing Shame In Post Exilic and Colonized Yehud

Tiffany Houck-Loomis, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, Respondent

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