Ephesus Conference in honor of Dr. Richard Oster
An international conference on the study of Ephesus and its connection to the New Testament will be held at HST as a tribute to the 65th birthday of professor Richard E. Oster.
The May 18-19, 2012, conference is slated to acknowledge Oster’s work on ancient Ephesus as a religious center and site of early Christian activity.
Dr. Oster’s contributions to the study of ancient Ephesus include, among other work, a Princeton Theological Seminary dissertation, “A Historical Commentary on the Missionary Success Stories in Acts 19:11-40,” an ANRW essay on “Ephesus as a Religious Center Under the Principate I. Paganism Before Constantine,” and “A Bibliography on Ancient Ephesus; With Introduction and Index”. Former students and colleagues will offer papers on Ephesian material culture and on early Christian texts connected to Ephesus.
Presenters include: Steve Friesen, Ulrike Muss, Elisabeth Rathmayr, Peter Scherrer, Dan Schowalter, Greg Stevenson, Jerry Sumney, Christine M. Thomas, James W. Thompson, Trevor Thompson, Hilke Thuer, Paul Trebilco, and James Walters.
Donate a book to the Graves Memorial Library via Dr. Richard Oster’s 65th birthday wishlist at Amazon.com