Open Session I
Monday, November 20, 4:00-6:30 p.m.
Copies of some of the papers are now available.
Presider: Hannah Harrington, Patten University
Dylan Johsnon, New York University
The Biblical Rescript: The Convergence of Litigation and Legislation
William Morrow, Queen’s University
A Parallel to Jacob’s Treaty with Laban from Mari
Andrew Gross, Catholic University of America
And He Writes for Her a Bill of Divorcement: Legal Documents in the Ancient Near East as Dispositive Legal Instruments
Melissa Ramos, University of California-Los Angeles
Immigration Studies and the Resident Alien in Ugarit and Ancient Israel
Shalom E. Holtz, Yeshiva University
Why Confess in Prayer? Two Legal Proposals