On September 25-26, 2015, the workshop on the Functions of Psalms and Prayers in the Late Second Temple Period will take place at the University of Helsinki. The workshop is funded by the Nordic Research Council (NRC), the Centre of Excellence in Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions (CSTT), and the Emil Aaltonen Foundation. Continue reading Functions of Psalms and Prayers in the Late Second Temple Period (Sept. 25-26, Helsinki)
On May 7-9 scholars from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the United States gathered in Copenhagen for a workshop titled, “Functions of Psalms and Prayers in Late Second Temple Period Judaism.” The workshop took place under the auspices of the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Theology, and was organized by Mika Pajunen, Trine Bjørnung Hasselbalch, Anne Katrine de Hemmer Gudme, Jeremy Penner, and Årstein Justnes. This workshop was part one of a two-part program, the second to be held in Helsinki on September 24-25 of this year.