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Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 09:17 PM
Subject: Online Seminar With Dale Allison
> (with apologies for cross postings)
> SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
> XTalk ONLINE SEMINAR WITH DALE ALLISON
> The moderators of the XTalk Discussion List
> (http://ntgateway.com/xtalk/) are pleased to announce that Dale Allison,
> Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at
> Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and author of _Jesus of
> Nazareth: Millenarian Prophet_ (Philadelphia: Fortress), _The
> Jesus Tradition in Q_ (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press
> International), "Matthew," in _The Oxford Bible Commentary_,
> edited by John Barton and John Mudimann (Oxford: Oxford
> University Press), _An Exegetical and Critical Commentary on
> the Gospel according to St. Matthew_ (with W. D. Davies). and
> numerous other works (click here for full list of
> has agreed to conduct a two week Online Seminar with XTalk members and
> other interested parties on the ideas and arguments set out in the
> drafts of three chapters of his forthcoming book _Secularizing Jesus_,
> which are entitled respectively "Jesus and Hell", Ideology and
> Apocalyptic", and "Jesus and His Audiences" and are available in PDF
> format at:
> The Seminar, to be carried out under the auspices of XTalk and its
> moderators, will begin on Monday, March 24th, and will run until
> Saturday, April 5th, 2003.
> So as to be managed effectively, the Seminar will be conducted on a
> subscription only basis (for instructions on subscribing, see below),
> and all posts submitted by Seminar members will be subject to selection
> by the Seminar's moderators. Posts selected as best suited to further
> the discussion will be answered by Professor Allison on a daily basis.
> The messages from Seminar List members and the replies of Professor
> Allison will be posted regularly to the Seminar's Home page
> and will be publicly accessible at
> However, only Seminar subscribers will have the privilege of posting
> The focus of the Seminar are the thesis set out by Professor Allison in
> the online articles listed above.
> Accordingly, a major prerequisite for anyone wishing to participate in
> the Seminar **is one's familiarity with the content of, and ideas
> discussed within, these articles**.
> To apply for membership in the Seminar, send a blank e-mail message to:
> PLEASE NOTE that while applications for membership in the Seminar are
> being accepted immediately, posts to Professor Allison ARE NOT.
> Nothing should be sent in to the Seminar itself until the eve of its
> opening day on Monday, March 24th.
> Questions or comments about the Seminar may be sent to the following
> e-mail address:
> Yours sincerely (and on behalf of the entire XTalk administrative
> Jeffrey Gibson
> Co-moderator and List Owner of XTalk and the Allison-Seminar
> Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)
> 1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1
> Chicago, IL 60626