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The IAC Brownlee Memorial Lecturers
1984
5/3

John Trever
Adventure with Manuscripts: The Original Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

1985
4/2

Rolf Knierim, Claremont Graduate School
Customs, Judges and Legislators in Ancient Israel

1986
4/3

Emeritus H. Keith Beebe
The Education of Solomon

1987
4/23

James A. Sanders, School of Theology at Claremont
The Dead Sea Scrolls and Biblical Studies

1988
3/22

Emeritus W. D. Davies, Duke University
The Re-Judaizing of the New Testament

1989
5/4

George J. Brooke
Juggling Jellyfish — History & Hermeneutics in the Qumran Commentaries

1990
4/5

Menahem Mansoor
Knowledge in Qumran Is Da’at but Not Gnosis

1991
4/11

Stanislav Segert, UCLA
The Graphical Arrangement of Poetic Passages in Hebrew Bible Manuscripts

1992-93
4/15/93

Ziony Zevit, University of Judaism
Backtracking:  Sectarianism from the Second to the First Temple Periods

1993-94
5/5/94

Antony F. Campbell, SJ, Jesuit Theological College, Parkville, Australia
New Vision and Ancient Text:  On Reading Scripture Today

1995
4/27

Tammi J. Schneider, The Claremont Graduate School
Less Popular Names:  Women of the Genealogy Lists

1996
4/25

Jack Miles, The CGS Humanities Center
Can God be Singular if the Scriptures Are Plural?

1997
4/17

Heinz-Wolfang Kuhn, University of Munich
On the Boundary:  Jesus in Galilee and the Gaulanitis

1998
4/23

Steven Mailloux, UC Irvine
Paul as Hermes, Picard as Darmok:  First Contact, Ethnocentrism, and Rhetorical Hermeneutics

1999
4/22

Kristin De Troyer, Claremont School of Theology/CGU
Hidden in a Cave of Qumran or Made Up by a Creative Author?  The Alpha-Text of Esther

2000
4/13

Marvin Sweeney, Claremont School of Theology/CGU
Ezekiel:  Zadokite Priest and Visionary Prophet of the Exile

2001
5/8

Tamara Eskenazi, Hebrew Union College
Community, Identity, and the Mission of Ezra and Nehemiah

2002
4/18

Tremper Longman III, Westmont College
Narrative Impulses in the Interpretation of Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs:  A Reappraisal

2003
4/10

George J. Brooke, Manchester University (20th Anniversary)
The Use of Isaiah at Qumran: Updating W.H. Brownlee’s The Meaning of the Qumran Scrolls for the Bible

2004

3/11

James Barr, Emeritus, Oxford University

Prophetic Surprises

2005

3/31

Risa Levitt Kohn, San Diego State University

In Place/Out of Place: Geography and Transgression in the Bible

2006

3/30

Hermann Spieckermann, University of Goettingen, Germany

Is God's Creation Good? Priestly Code, Plato, Ecclesiastes and Ben Sira

2007

4/19

David M. Carr, Union Theological Seminary

The Rise of the Torah

2008

3/28

Lester L. Grabbe, University of Hull

Exit David and Solomon? The Current Debate on the History of Ancient Israel