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Women and the Bible Conference for Secondary School Teachers and Counsellors

The School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews is launching a new, biennial conference on Theology and Biblical Studies for Secondary School teachers and counsellors who teach Religious Education, Theology, and other related subjects (including but not limited to Philosophy, History, Social Studies, Classical or Modern Languages, English).

Our first conference, on Saturday 25 February 2023, will take place online. The conference is entitled ‘Women and the Bible,' and it will feature theologians and biblical scholars from the University of St Andrews.

Taking place online via Microsoft Teams, an outline of the agenda is below:

Conference Programme

Location: Teams (Online)

12:30-1:00 p.m. (GMT) Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr Rebekah Lamb, (Lecturer in Theology and the Arts and Divinity Undergraduate Admissions Officer)

1:30-2:30 p.m. (GMT) “The Women at the Tomb (Mark 15-16)”
Dr Elizabeth Shively (Senior Lecturer in New Testament)


3:00-4:00 p.m. (GMT) “Ruth and the Strong Woman”
Dr Bill Tooman (Senior Lecturer in Hebrew Bible / Old Testament)


4:15-5:15 p.m. (GMT) “The Death of the Goddess and the Gendering of Religion in the Hebrew Bible”
Dr Madhavi Nevader (Lecturer in Old Testament / Hebrew Bible)

5:15 – 5:30 p.m. (GMT) Concluding Remarks

For further information, please contact the organiser:
Dr Rebekah Lamb, [email protected]