Holy Words

Wednesday, 16 November 2011
Time: 11:30-2:30 PM
Location: Felician College: The Franciscan College of New Jersey, 260 South Main St., Lodi, New Jersey, United States
Organisation: Felician College
Topic: Bible


Holy Words: The Felician College Conference Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible

On November 16, 2011, Felician College is sponsoring a conference celebrating diverse perspectives on the King James Bible. Scholars from the departments of English and Religious Studies and guest experts will give readings and lectures.

Topics include the history of the King James Bible; the KJV and Tyndale; a poet's view of the KJV; Limits of Language: Genesis and Unintended Mysogyny; Creation and Ecocriticism, a Franciscan View; Martin Luther King's Use of the KJV. There will also be a poetry reading, a reading of selected Psalms, a slide show, and presentation of the King James Bible Bibliography. Personal refllections and appreciations of the KJV will also be shared.

The following scholars will make presentations: wing: Dr. Kristen Abbey, Dr. George Cronk, Dr. Anthony Demarest, Dr. Margaret Gardineer, Prof. Margaret Johnston, Dr. Robert McParland, Prof. Dorothy Noble, Mr. Gerard O'Shea, Prof. David Swartz, Dr. Sherida Yoder, Dr. Mara Zukowski.

The event will be held at Felician College: The Franciscan College of New Jersey, at 260 South Main St., Lodi, New Jersey, USA, from 11:30-2:30 PM, in Harmony Hall. It is free and open to the public. Contact: Sherida Yoder, Ph.D., 201-559-6110 or email yoders@felician.edu for further information.

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