CPH wishes to congratulate Dr. Curtis P. Giese on being named Humanities Division Chairman at Concordia University Texas. Dr. Giese, a professor of religion at Concordia Texas, is New Testament editor in the Concordia Commentary series and author of the 2 Peter and Jude commentary in the same series. His new role as chairman, supporting faculties in English, History, Theology, and Foreign Languages, will officially begin July 1, 2013. Dr. Giese has been at Concordia Texas for nine years, teaching Greek and New Testament. Previously, he served seven years at Concordia University Ann Arbor and four years in the parish prior to Ann Arbor. He is co-author of Called to Be God’s People: An Introduction to the Old Testament (2006) and has contributed to Concordia Pulpit Resources, the Lutheran Study Bible, and German devotions for Tägliche Andachten and Feste Burg Andachtsbuch.
The Annual Meetings of the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature will be held jointly in Chicago November 17-20. Attendees are invited to stop by the CPH book booth, #310, during the convention. We have an excellent corner location near the main entrance to the exhibit hall. We will have a full display of the twenty-three Concordia Commentaries, including a display copy of the latest volume, 1-3 John, by Dr. Bruce Schuchard. We will also exhibit a fine selection of other professional and academic titles. CPH editor Rev. Scot Kinnaman will be at the conference, and looks forward to meeting you. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to schedule a meeting. Please see our ad on p. 432 of the Program Book:
The Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of biblical scholars in the world. Each meeting showcases the latest in biblical research, fosters collegial contacts, and focuses on issues of the profession. The American Academy of Religion has over 10,000 members who teach in some 1,000 colleges, universities, seminaries, and schools in North America and abroad.