The Society for the Study of Early Christianity

The Society for the Study of Early Christianity

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Welcome to SSEC - The Society for the Study of Early Christianity

SSEC is an organisation based at Macquarie University, in Sydney, Australia.

This website is where you can find out more about us and our background; check out what's happening this year and beyond; sign up for our newsletters or conferences; see more on our projects ... plus much, much more!

If you would like to become a member of the society, then find out more about membership here.

Enjoy our website; and feel free to contact us.

Ben Witherington's Visit to SSEC

Public Lecture

"Oral Texts and Rhetorical Contexts: The Nature of the NT"

Monday 5 August 2019

Note Change of Time and Location

Time: 6.45pm Please note that this lecture begins earlier than our normal lectures
Location:  Australian Hearing Hub, Lecture Room 200, 1st Floor, 16 University Avenue, Macquarie University

Gold Coin Supper Donation


Members and Guests of the NTEC seminar are also invited to a lecture by Prof. Witherington

"The Case of the Imprisonment that Did not Happen--- Paul at Ephesus"

Also Monday 5th August 2019, 10-11.30. Room: 06FW 501 Faculty Meeting Room *note change in venue*

This is the old W3A, room 501 (Blackshield room).

Present students and alumni are warmly invited.

For more information email

SSEC Evenings: A Night Out with a Historian

Dr Eva Anagnastou-Laoutides (Macquarie University)

Drunk On New Wine (Acts 2:13):  Drinking Wine from Plato to the Eucharist Tradition of Early Christian Thinkers

Wednesday 18 September, 2019 - 7pm Museum of Ancient Cultures. Supper included

SSEC Evenings: A Night out with a New Testament Scholar

Professor Craig Keener (Asbury Seminary)

Author of the IVP Bible Background Commentary

The historiographic implications of the Gospels as ancient biography

Wednesday 2 October, 2019 - 7pm Museum of Ancient Cultures. Supper Included

For more on Dr Craig Keener and his publications see his webpage "About Craig Keener"

Christmas with SSEC

Dr Gareth Wearne (ACU)

Hanukkah at Qumran

Wednesday 13 November, 2019 - 7pm, Christmas Event

Museum of Ancient  Cultures

Special Event: Book Launch
SSEC Member Carole Ferch-Johnson’s Telling Hands and Teaching Feet: Nonverbal Communication in Two of the Narratives of Acts.

Peter Lang Flyer for Telling Hands and Teaching Feet

Content owner: Studies of Early Christianity Last updated: 23 Jul 2019 4:46pm

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