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The Baltimore-Washington Region covers most of the following states:

  • Washington, DC
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

2015 BW Regional Meeting

BW2015 DatesCBA members are invited to the Baltimore-Washington Regional Meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association, to be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015. After consultation with the membership, the Regional Meeting date was moved to a Saturday in March, reflecting the majority preference.

The meeting will be hosted by Virginia Theological Seminary, located at 3737 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304. The meeting will begin with registration at 1:30 PM (after the lunch hour) followed by papers from 2:15 to 5:00 pm. There will then be a short business meeting, followed by dinner.

RSVP by March 13, 2015, with full name and indication of whether or not you plan to stay for dinner.  (Send RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. cc: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


The Executive Committee, Baltimore-Washington Region, CBA:
Stephen L. Cook, Chair
Mary Elizabeth Sperry, Vice-chair
Joseph C. Atkinson, CBA Executive Director

2015 BW Regional Meeting - Schedule

Saturday, March 21, 2015
1:30 - 5:15 pm

Virginia Theological Seminary
3737 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

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The progam will be held in the Addison Academic Center (3630 Bishop Walker Circle on the campus map)

SCHEDULE
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1:30 - 2:00 pm     Registration (Rotunda entrance of the Addison Academic Center)
2:00 - 2:15 pm   Welcome
2:15 - 3:00 pm   FIRST PAPER: " 'He will cast our sins into the depths of the sea...' Exodus Allusions and the Personification of Sin in Micah 7:7-20"
Lesley DiFransico, Ph.D. (Loyola University Maryland)
3:00 - 3:45 pm   SECOND PAPER: "Judas the Beloved Disciple?"
Mark Kiley, Ph.D. (St. John's University, New York)
3:45 - 4:00 pm   Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm   THIRD PAPER: "Biblical Archaeology: Is It Really the Spade in One Hand and the Bible in the Other?"
Ellen White, Ph.D. ( Biblical Archeology Society, Washington, DC)
5:00 - 5:15 pm   Business Meeting
5:30 - 6:00 pm   Dinner
       Caesar Salad
   Vegetarian Lasagna
   Pasta with Fresh Vegetable Sauce
   Garlic Bread
   Tiramisu
     

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 13, 2015.
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2014 BW Regional Meeting

Dear CBA Member,

You are hereby invited to the Baltimore-Washington regional meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association. The meeting will be held at the USCCB, 3211 Fourth Street, NE, Washington, DC 2001. It will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, beginning with registration after the lunch hour. The meeting will be followed by dinner at the USCCB.

Those interested in presenting papers will send a title and abstract of their paper (about 100 words) which describes the theme of the presentation and the approach taken to the Executive Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before Friday, December 20, 2013.

Sincerely,

The Executive Committee, Baltimore-Washington Region, CBA:

Mary Elizabeth Sperry, Chair

Joseph Atkinson

Joseph Jensen, O.S.B.

2016 BW Regional Meeting

BW2016 DatesCBA members are invited to the Baltimore-Washington Regional Meeting of the Catholic Biblical Association, to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

The meeting will be hosted by Dominican House of Studies, 487 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017. The meeting will be 9:30 – 11:45 AM (including a coffee break with light refreshments).  

 



2016 BW Regional Meeting - Schedule

Saturday, March 19, 2016
9:30 - 11:55 am

Dominican House of Studies
487 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC 20017

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SCHEDULE
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  9:00 -   9:30 am     Registration

 
  9:30 -   9:35 am   Welcome

 
  9:35 - 10:00 am   FIRST PAPER: "Worship in the Gospel of John"
John Paul Heil, The Catholic University of America, DC

10:00 - 10:25 am   SECOND PAPER: 
"Reading Romans in Rome: The Function and Impact
of Obedience Language in Rom 5–6"
Jason A. Myers, Greensboro College, NC
10:25 - 10:45 am   Coffee Break 

 
10:45 - 11:10 am   THIRD PAPER:   "From the 'Reeds of the River' to the 'Sea of Reeds':
Foreshadowing Parallels in the Account of Pharaoh's
Daughter Saving the Baby Moses (Exod 2:1-10)."
Joseph E. Jensen, Georgetown University, DC

11:10 - 11:35 am   FOURTH PAPER: "Daniel 5 at the Cross and Tomb of Jesus"
Mark Kiley, St. John's University, NY

11:35 - 11:45 am   Business Meeting  
      
 
       

REGISTER by March 11, 2016. 

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