I will be in Strasbourg on 16-17 May 2019 for an international conference on Saint Paul and Rhetoric.

Here is the program:
Jeudi 16 mai
14h Accueil par James Hirstein, directeur du CARRA Accueil par Laurent Pernot, membre de l’Institut, directeur de l’Institut de Grec
14h20 Introduction aux travaux par Jonathan Thiessen
14h45 Stanley Porter, McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario: “Paul among the Rhetoricians and Epistolographers”
15h30 Marc Philonenko, Membre de l’Institut, Université de Strasbourg: « L’illumination du cœur : une métaphore paulinienne »
16h15 Pause
16h45 Roy Jeal, Booth University College, Winnipeg, Manitoba: “From Method to Analytic: Pauline Rhetoric Calling for Wisdom”
17h30 Jonathan Thiessen Université de Strasbourg, “How to study the rhetoric of one ‘ignorant in speech’ (ἰδιώτης τῷ λόγῳ)”

Vendredi 17 mai
9h Christos Kremmydas, Royal Holloway, London/Humboldt Universität, Berlin “Emotions and argumentation in Paul’s Pastoral Epistles and in the Epistle to the Philippians”
9h45 Ian Henderson, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, “The Rhetoric of the Thessalonian Letters Revisited: a Case-Study in contrastive (Classical) Rhetoric 30 years after F.W. Hughes”
10h30 Pause
11h00 Jaqueline Assaël, Université de Nice-Sophia-Antipolis, « La rhétorique spirituelle et l’éloquence singulière et univoque de Paul dans 2 Corinthiens 1, 13-19 »
11h45 Jean-Noël Aletti, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, “Milestones on the Road to Understanding Paul’s Rhetoric”
12h30 Conclusions des travaux par Jonathan Thiessen

For more information, please have a look at the brochure.

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