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“The Delegitimation of Autocracy and the Origins of Constitutional Thought in Deuteronomy, The Legitimation of Autocracy in the
“Correcting the Restorations of Temple Scroll (11Q19) 2:8–9,” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature,
“The Fall of Jerusalem and the Rise of the Torah,” Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, March 26–28, 2014. “Ancient Israel,”
Chair, “Reception of Scripture in Second Temple Judaism,” International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Vienna,
Austria, July 6–10, 2014.
Paper Respondent, “Jeremiah’s Scriptures: Production, Reception, Interaction, and Transformation,” Ascona, Switzerland,
Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May 25–29, 2014.
Co-organizers: Jan Christian Gertz (Heidelberg University), Bernard M. Levinson (University of Minnesota), Dalit Rom-Shiloni (Tel Aviv University), and Konrad Schmid (University of Zurich).
“The Conception and Aims of the Research Group, Convergence and Divergence in Pentateuchal Theory,” Annual Meeting of the
“The Goals of a Research Group on Pentateuchal Theory at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies,” The Sixteenth World Congress
“The ‘De-Jewing’ of the Old Testament under National Socialism: Gerhard von Rad’s Struggle against the Ideological
Co-organizer (with Konrad Schmid and Baruch J. Schwartz), “Convergence and Divergence in Pentateuchal Theory: Bridging the
“Biblical Law and Interpretation in Second Temple Times,” Graduate Seminar Lecture, University of the Holy Land, Rothberg
“‘And he Wrote on the Tablets the Words of the Covenant’: Writing, Rewriting, and the Trope of Revelation in Exodus 34,”
“Reading the Bible in Nazi Germany: Gerhard von Rad’s Attempt to Reclaim the Old Testament for the Church,”
“The Struggle for the Old Testament in Nazi Germany: The Untold Story of Gerhard von Rad at the University of Jena under National
“‘Unto the Fourth Generation’: Transgenerational Punishment within the Israelite Canon,” Pontifical Gregorian University,
“Ancient Greece and Ancient Israel: Interactions and Parallels (10th-4th Centuries BCE),” Conference on cultural contact in the ancient
“The Discipline of Theology under National Socialism,” Faculty Symposium Marking the Jahrzeit for Dr. Raphael Weiss, Department
"Neo-Assyrian Influence upon Deuteronomy and Its Significance," The Lautenschläger Azekah Expedition, Israel, August 15, 2012.
“‘You Must Not Add Anything To What I Command You’: Paradoxes of Canon And Authorship in Ancient Israel,” 56th Annual
"The Struggle for the Old Testament in Nazi Germany: The Untold Story of Gerhard von Rad," Or Emet: Minnesota Congregation for
"The Betrayal of the Humanities: The University during the Third Reich.” This interdisciplinary symposium brought together thirteen
‘“This is the Manner of the Remission”: Legal Exegesis and Eschatological Syntax in 11QMelchizedek,” joint presentation with
“Goethe and the Ten Commandments: Germans and the Myth of Jewish Exclusiveness,” Bet Shalom Congregation, Minnetonka, MN,
“From Redaction to Composition in Biblical Literature,” King's College London, February 9, 2012.
“The Religious Vow in Ancient Israel,” University of Cambridge, February 10, 2012.
“The King James Bible: Scripture, Statecraft, and the American Founding,” Manifold Greatness Colloquium, University of Minnesota,
“Reception History as a Window into Composition History: Deuteronomy’s Law of Vows as Reflected in Qoheleth and the Temple
“Reception History as a Window into Composition History: Deuteronomy’s Law of Vows,” as part of a special new panel, Textual Growth:
“The Application of Ritual Theory to the Study of Ancient Israel’s Festival Calendar: A Response to Nathan MacDonald,” Panel on the
“‘You May Neither Add to It or Take Away From It’ (Deut 13:1): Legal Revision and Hermeneutics in the Hebrew Bible,” Norm and
“Disciplinary Narratives: Analyzing the Study of the Old Testament in Nazi Germany,” Narratives of Jewish Life and Culture, and Jewish
“Goethe’s Influence on Biblical Scholarship,” German Jewish Studies Workshop, Durham, North Carolina, March 20, 2011.
“Gab es eine Bundestheologische Redaktion des Deuteronomiums?” Plenary lecture, Historische Bibelkritik: Die Vitalität der
“‘And He Wrote on the Tablets the Words of the Covenant’: Writing, Rewriting, and the Trope of Revelation in Exodus 34,” Plenary
“The Development of the Jewish Bible,” Plenary address, What is Bible? International conference co-organized by the University of
“The Revelation of Redaction: Exodus 34:10–26 as a Challenge to the Standard Documentary Hypothesis,” The Pentateuch:
“Bible: The Problems with an Historical Perspective,” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA, November 22,
“The Narrative Framing of the Decalogue in Deuteronomy,” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA, November
“On the Methodological and Theoretical Assumptions of My Work,” for panel review of Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient
“‘It Ain’t Necessarily So’: Did the Bible Break with Ancient Political Thought?” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, New
“The Neo-Assyrian Origins of the Formula in Deuteronomy 13:1,” International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Pontifican
“Reading the Bible in Nazi Germany: Gerhard von Rad’s Attempt to Reclaim the Old Testament for the Church,” Symposium on Biblical
“The Bible in American Democracy,” Inaugural Seminar on Jewish Thought, Tikvah Project, Program in Jewish Studies, Princeton
“Rechtsreform und Hermeneutik in der Hebräischen Bibel.” Lecture in German for series, Münchener Vorträge zum Alten Testament.