2012 Kenneth Clark Lectures

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The 2012 Kenneth Clark Lectures sponsored by Duke Divinity School will feature Markus Bockmuehl, a fellow of Keble College and professor of Biblical and Early Christian Studies at the University of Oxford.

He will present two lectures: “The Cuckoo in the Nest: How Not to Read the Apocryphal Gospels” on March 20 from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. and “The Virgin on the Donkey: Making Sense of the Christmas Story” on March 21 from 10 – 11:15 a.m. Both lectures will be in 0016 Westbrook.

Bockmuehl earned a Ph.D. at Cambridge after receiving degrees in classics and in theology in Vancouver, Canada. He then held academic posts in Vancouver, Cambridge, and St Andrews before moving in 2007 to Oxford, where he currently also serves as an associate head of the Humanities Division.

His most recent publications include Seeing the Word: Refocusing New Testament Study; Paradise in Antiquity; and two books on St. Peter: The Remembered Peter in Ancient Reception and Modern Debate and Simon Peter in Scripture and Memory (on press).

Contact Jacquelyn Norris for more information.