congratulationsFriday, September 26, 2014 saw Ryan Stoner‘s Final Oral Exam defence. The title of his dissertation is “A Sacrifice of Time: Work, Worship and the Experience of Sabbath in Ancient Judaism”.  The examination committee consisted of: Hindy Najman (supervisor), John Marshall, Judith Najman (committee members), Loren Stuckenbruck (external examiner) and Sarianna Metso (internal reader).

And on Monday, September 29, 2014 Erin Vearncombe defended in her Final Oral Exam, on “What Would Jesus Wear? Dress in the Synoptic Gospels”.  The examination committee consisted of: John Kloppenborg (supervisor), Pamela Klassen, Judith Newman(committee members), Gildas Hamel (external examiner) and Alison Keith (internal reader).

Congratulations, Drs Stoner and Vearncombe!