Jesus and Brian: A Conference on the Historical Jesus and His Times
This conference20-22 June, 2014 King's College London, The Strand, London, England uses Monty Python's Life of Brian as a scholarly tool to help us consider our own assumptions as we reflect on the New Testament, Jewish history, interpretation and meaning.
It is quite an impressive line up of speakers, including Martin Goodman, George Brooke, Joan Taylor, Bart Ehrman, Amy-Jill Levine, James Crossley, Philip Davies, Helen Bond, Steve Mason, Adele Reinhartz, James Dunn and Paula Fredriksen.
There will also be celebrity guests, reflecting on the film and its initial reception, and obviously plenty of opportunity for discussion.
A superb conference dinner, with star keynote speaker, will be held at historic Inner Temple, hosted by Rev. Robin Griffith-Jones, Master of Temple Church, on Saturday, June 21st.
Costs: Early registration rate of £180 is available until April 30, 2014, and includes all sessions for three days, with lunches and refreshments provided (A reduced student rate is available). The conference dinner is optional, and is available for the supplementary charge of £65. From May 1st, the full conference fee £220 will be charged, also with reduced student rate available.
For further details and booking see: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/trs/events/jandb/index.aspx