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20th June, 2014

Jesus and Brian: or What Have the Pythons Ever Done for us? at King's College London

Event Details

Date:
20th June, 2014
Time:
15.30pm registration
End Date:
22nd June, 2014
Venue:
King's College London, The Strand, London, England
Price:
Early registration is £180, available until April 30. Reduced early registration student rate £90. Optional Conference dinner : £65. Full conference fee £220. Student Rate £110

This ground-breaking conference uses Monty Python’s Life of Brian as a scholarly tool to help us consider our own assumptions as we reflect on the New Testament, Jewish history, interpretation and meaning.

Speakers are at the cutting edge of historical Jesus and first-century Judaea scholarship, and include: Martin Goodman, George Brooke, Joan Taylor, Bart Ehrman, Amy-Jill Levine, James Crossley, Philip Davies, Helen Bond, Steve Mason, Adele Reinhartz, James Dunn and Paula Fredriksen. There will also be celebrity guests, reflecting on the film and its initial reception, and obviously plenty of opportunity for discussion.  A superb conference dinner, with star keynote speaker, will be held at historic Inner Temple, hosted by Rev. Robin Griffith-Jones, Master of Temple Church, on Saturday, June 21st.

Costs: Early registration rate of £180 is available until April 30, 2014, and includes all sessions for three days, with lunches and refreshments provided.

Reduced student rate available.

The conference dinner is optional, and is available for the supplementary charge of £65.

From May 1st, the full conference fee £220 will be charged, also with reduced student rate available.

Find out more on the website.

 


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