Kierkegaard and Biblical Hermeneutics in Conversation at the SBL

Kierkegaard and Biblical Hermeneutics in Conversation at the SBL June 4, 2015

As the representative for the Søren Kierkegaard Society to the Society of Biblical Literature, I thought I’d announce the session for this year’s national conference in Atlanta. It’s a great lineup of speakers and topics. ForKierkegaard those coming to AAR/SBL and with interest in the intersection of Kierkegaard and issues in contemporary biblical interpretation, I hope you’ll join us.


Søren Kierkegaard Society

9:00 AM to 11:30 AM


Room TBD

Kierkegaard and Biblical Hermeneutics in Conversation 

Hugh S. Pyper, University of Sheffield

‘I, Nebuchadnezzar, am no longer Nebuchadnezzar’: Decolonizing the Mind in Kierkegaard, Fanon and Glissant.(35 min)

Andrew Torrance, University of St. Andrews

When Scripture Gets in the Way: A Kierkegaardian Note of Caution (35 min)

Mari Leesment, University of Toronto

Kierkegaard Explains Ecclesiastes: Contradictions as a Reflection of the Limits of Wisdom for Describing Life Under God (35 min)

Silas Morgan, Loyola University of Chicago

On the Troubles of Thinking Postcolonially about Kierkegaard (35 min)




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