Papers presented by
1.) Jan Schäfer (Bochum): "Libations as a Part of Meals in the Greco-Roman World and the so called 'Words of Institutions' in the New Testament - A Phenomenon of Contact?"
2.) Athanasios Despotis (Bonn): "Conversion and freedom of choice in the Johannine Literature and its early patristic interpretation."
Article for discussion:
Finn, Thomas M. "Conversion in Paganism." In From Death to Rebirth: Ritual and Conversion in Antiquity, 68-89. New York: Paulist Press, 1997.