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    OBSA 2013 - Pacific Theological College, Suva, Fiji - 2-4 August

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    OBSA 2013

    Jovili Meo Mission Centre

    Pacific Theological College, Suva, Fiji

    1-3 August 2013

     

    THURSDAY 1ST AUGUST

    15.00-18.00

    Arrival & Registration

    18.00 – late

    Welcome Feast & Talanoa

    Friday 2nd August

    8.30 – 9.15

    College Chapel

    9.15 – 9.30

    Late registration

    9.30 – 9.45

    Welcome & Introduction

    9.45 – 11.00

    Main Paper: Jione Havea (United Theological College/Charles Sturt University) – Fekuki with methodological obsessions, and with Gibeonites (Joshua 9-10)”

    11.00 – 11.30

    Morning tea

    11.30 – 13.00

    Papers 1 & 2

    13.00 – 14.00

    Lunch

    14.00 – 15.30

    Papers 3 & 4

    15.30 – 16.00

    Afternoon tea

    16.00 – 17.15

    Panel 1: Interpreting the Bible in Oceania

    17.15 – 18.00

    Business Meeting 1

    19.30 – late

    Talanoa

    Saturday 3rd August

    8.00 – 9.15

    Late registration

    9.15 – 9.30

    Morning prayers

    9.30 – 11.00

    Papers 5 & 6

    11.00 – 11.30

    Morning tea

    11.30 – 13.00

    Papers 7 & 8

    13.00 – 14.00

    Lunch

    14.00 – 15.30

    Papers 9 & 10

    15.30 – 16.00

    Afternoon tea

    16.00 – 17.15

    Panel 2: Teaching the Bible in Oceania

    17.15 – 18.00

    Business Meeting 2

    18.30 – late

    Conference Dinner, Talanoa & Farewell

    Presenters

    Main paper
    Jione Havea (United Theological College/Charles Sturt University): “Fekuki with methodological obsessions, and with Gibeonites (Joshua 9-10)”

    Other papers

    1. Dr Mosese Ma'ilo (Piula Theological College): “Celebrating Hybridity: Jesus, the Tamaalepo (Child of the Dark) in Mataio 1:18-26”
    2. Vaitusi Nofoaiga (PhD cand, University of Auckland): “Discipleship in Matthew 4:12- 25 from tautua i le va (serve/service in-between)”
    3. Samasoni Moleli Alama (Malua Theological College, Samoa): “Deuteronomy’s ‘National Imagination’- YHWH the Landowner as Reflecting the Samoan Pulega a Alii ma Faipule
    4. Terry Pouono (PhD cand, University of Auckland): “Teu le Va’: The Samoan Cosmic-Community in Aotearoa. Preserving Harmonious Relationships … Where is the Harmony?”
    5. Arthur Wulf (PhD cand, University of Auckland): “Gafataulimaina Reading Perspective: A Samoan Ecological Hermeneutics”
    6. Dr Anthony Rees (Lecturer in Biblical Studies, PTC): “Towards an Ecological Reading of the Law of the Sotah”
    7. Marlene Wilkinson (PhD cand, England, UK): “Help Us Read the Bible”
    8. Dr Matt Tomlinson (Australia National University, Canberra): “Anthropological Perspectives on Oceanic Biblical Interpretation”
    9. Dr Holger Szesnat (Senior Lecturer, Biblical Studies, PTC): “The Bible, Democracy, and Public Christian Discourse in Fiji: Biblical-Hermeneutical Reflections of a Vulagi and Paroikos”
    10. Dr Kath Rushton (Nga Whaea Atawhai Sisters of Mercy, Christchurch): “Teaching Biblical Studies: A Call to 'Consistent Resistance'”

    Panels

    1. Interpreting the Bible in Oceania – panelists sharing experiences and views on biblical interpretation from an Oceanic perspective
    2. Teaching the Bible in Oceania - panelists sharing experiences and views on teaching biblical studies in the diverse contexts of Oceania
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

     

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    Nasili Vaka'uta,
    Jul 24, 2013, 5:06 PM
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