Summer Scripture Conference
T.J. Wray is one of the lecturers at the 2021 Summer Scripture Conference, hosted by the University of St Mary of The Lake near Chicago from June 20th to 25th. Dr. Wray is attending in person, but the good news is that it will also be presented virtually. There is still time to register for the entire conference or just for Dr. Wray's lectures (June [...]
T.J. Wray lectures at the Biblical Archaoelogy Society Spring Seminar.
T.J. Wray was recently one of two lecturers at the Biblical Archaeology Society Spring Seminar. Because of Covid-19 considerations this years seminar was held via Zoom, and it was sold out. You can see details here: https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/travel-study/bas-virtual-spring-seminar/#speakersSec
T.J. Wray speaking on the Grief Dreams Podcast
T.J. Wray was recently interviewed on the Grief Dreams podcast. Because she has written extensively on the bible as well as on grief and grief dreams, her main focus here is on grief dreams that appear in some of the biblical narratives. You can find the podcast here.
What are Grief Dreams?
T. J. Wray was recently interviewed for an article for Next Avenue on Grief Dreams. Excerpt: Dreams have even shaped history according to Wray, whose day job is as a professor of theology and religious studies at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. “In the world of Biblical antiquity, dreams were considered truthful representations of what God wants. There are many major events in history [...]
The Lives and Roles of Women in Biblical Times.
When returning from a trip to the Holy Land, many people report that they are in one way or another, transformed. The experience of wandering through ancient ruins and walking through the towns and villages mentioned in the Bible changes forever the way in which they read and understand the Bible. As a woman and professor of biblical studies who has visited the Holy [...]
Mary Magdalene – Saint or Sinner?
On June 10, 2016 Pope Francis, in a formal decree, elevated the July 22 memorial day of Mary Magdalene to an official feast day. The Pope’s action, as always, drew mixed reviews. While the vast majority greeted the news with a positive nod, there were some who wondered why Francis decided to make such a move at this time, and why Mary Magdalene? After all, [...]