IBR Unscripted

  Contact: May Young


IBR Unscripted gives biblical scholars a chance to present exciting research in a TED-talk style format, usually on Saturday morning of our annual meeting. Scholars speak without notes and are encouraged to use a variety of media to help the audience interact with their ideas, followed by a generous time for discussion.

Institute for Biblical Research
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
11/19/2022
IBR Unscripted
Governor's Square 14 (Plaza Tower - Concourse Level) - Sheraton Downtown (SD)


This session of the IBR Annual Meeting offers biblical scholars the opportunity to present their new and innovative ideas in an engaging forum inspired by the famous TED talks. Scholars will speak without notes and are encouraged to use a variety of media to help the audience interact with their ideas. A generous discussion time will follow each presentation. For more information, see Institute for Biblical Research (https://www.ibr-bbr.org/).

May Young, Taylor University, Presiding

M. Daniel Carroll R., Wheaton College and Graduate School (Illinois)
Appropriating the Bible for Migration Debates: Suggestions for Constructive Engagement (17 min)

Discussion (17 min)

Break (17 min)

Madison N. Pierce, Western Theological Seminary
Hebrews within Judaism? On Conversations within New Testament Studies (17 min)

Discussion (17 min)

Break (17 min)

Jill Firth, Ridley College Melbourne
Gollum, Hyperlinks, and Product Placement: Why Are There Lament Psalms at the End of the Psalter? (17 min)

Discussion (17 min)

Roundtable Discussion (14 min)