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Thursday, February 18 (These two lectures are directed to the Spring Arbor University community, but conference participants who arrive early are more than welcome to attend.)

12:30-2:00 Fr Michael Patella, “Shedding light on Leitmotifs: How they surfaced in The Saint John’s Bible and why”

7:00 David Lyle Jeffrey, “A Heart for Wisdom: Locating Scripture in the Christian College Curriculum.”


Friday, February 19

8:20-9:45 Session 1

10:00-11:00 Fr Michael Patella,  “Illuminating Words:  The use of intertexuality in forming sacred images”

11:00-12:00 Reception with The Saint John’s Bible

12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own

1:00-2:40 Session 2

3:10-4:50 Session 3

5:20-6:45 Banquet (included in registration)

7:00-8:30 David Lyle Jeffrey, “Bathsheba in the Eye of the Beholder: Rubens and Rembrandt”


Saturday, February 20

8:30-10:10 Session 4

10:40-12:05 Session 5

1:20-3:00 Session 6