Corinth in Contrast: Studies in Inequality
Thu, September 30, 2010 • TBA
This conference explores the stratified nature of social, political, economic, and religious spheres at Corinth, and how the resulting inequalities are reflected in literary texts and material remains. The analysis focuses on a specific population center (the Corinthia) over a given period of time (Hellenistic to Late Antique).
William Caraher (University of North Dakota), The Ambivalent Landscape of Christian Corinth: The Archaeology of Place, Theology, and Politics in a Late Antique City
Steven Friesen (The University of Texas at Austin), Two Corinthian Women: Phoebe and Junia Theodora according to Some Men in their Lives
Caroline Johnson Hodge (College of the Holy Cross), "Mixed Marriage" in Early Christianity:Trajectories From Corinth
Sarah James (The University of Texas at Austin), The Last Corinthians? Society and Settlement from 146 BCE to the Roman Colony
Sarah Lepinski (SUNY New Paltz), Painting Practices in Roman Corinth: Greek or Roman?
Benjamin Millis, The Local Magistrates and Elite of Roman Corinth
Laura Nasrallah (Harvard University), Statues, Slaves, and the Image of God: 1 Corinthians 15 and the Corinthian Context
David Pettegrew (Messiah College), Turning Profit at on the Isthmus of Corinth: The Commercial Facility of an Ancient Land Bridge
Guy D. R. Sanders (American School of Classical Studies), Landlords and Tenants: Sharecropping Agreements in Greece
Daniel Schowalter (Carthage College), Out of Attica: Herodes and the Corinthians
Ronald Stroud (University of California, Berkeley), Varieties of Inequality in Corinthian Magic and Ritual
James Walters (Boston University), A Ritual Analysis of 1 Cor. 11:17-34: Enacting Equality and Inequality at a Corinthian Banquet
Conference Website: https://webspace.utexas.edu/sjf365/CC3/Intro.html