Friday, November 18, 2016, St. Edward's University, Fleck Hall, Room 305
9am - 5:30pm

Voices of Israel: Isaiah and Micah: Judean Prophecy in the Eighth Century B.C.E.

This conference will focus on the books of Isaiah (1-39) and Micah to examine issues in the religious life of ancient Israel and specifically in Judah during the eighth century. A key issue across the papers will be the relationship between Isaiah and Micah, both literarily and historically. Invited speakers and respondents include Richard Bautch (Austin), Joachim Eck (Eichstätt-Ingolstadt), Michael Floyd (Austin), Christopher B. Hays (Pasadena), J. Todd Hibbard (Detroit), Ndikho Mtshiselwa (Pretoria), James Nogalski (Waco) and Burkard Zapff (Eichstätt-Ingolstadt).

There will be a concurrent exhibit of art by Jenn Hassin that allows conference participants to engage questions that arise in biblical text from another perspective, that of the creative arts. Ms. Hassin is renown for a style of art that features rolled paper. During the luncheon portion of the conference, Ms. Hassin will speak about her work and her experiences creating art inspired by accounts from Israel as well as her own experiences there.

St. Edward's University is one hour by car from the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in San Antonio.  If you're attending the Annual Meeting, consider arriving early and come join us in Austin for "Voices of Israel."  We hope to see you there for fruitful discussion of Isaiah and Micah!

This conference is jointly sponsored by St. Edward's University, the Katholischen Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, and the Holy Cross Institute.

The event is free.  Please RSVP to


Tueday, November 29, 2016, Noon-1pm, SEU Fleck Hall, Room 314

Subversive Spirituality Mini-Retreat

"Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking as a Tool for Justice”

Facilitator:  Kim Garza, Associate Director of Graphic Design, SEU School of Humanities

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Upcoming Subversive Spirituality Noon Mini-Retreats: February 22 and April 19, 2017

All retreats are in Fleck Hall, Room 314, from Noon to 1pm

See the presentation by Dr. Tom Sechrest at the April 2016 retreat.


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April 1-2, 2017
St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

Theme: "The Work of Each and Everyone: Preserving and Promoting the Mission of Holy Cross Education"