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2015 International Meeting

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Meeting Begins7/20/2015
Meeting Ends7/24/2015

Call for Papers Opens: 10/29/2014
Call for Papers Closes: 2/25/2015

Requirements for Participation

Catholic Epistles

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: At the 2015 International SBL meeting, the Pastoral and Catholic Epistles section announces a multi-year focus on "the use of traditions in the Catholic Epistles." The long range goal is to consider the use of traditions in James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter/Jude, and 1-3 John over the course of four years. One section in Buenos Aires papers are invited on the topic of "the use of traditions in James." Special consideration will be given to papers that focus on narrative approaches and intertextuality. The second section will be open to all papers considering the Pastoral and Catholic Epistles; however, papers considering "Empire and the Pastoral and Catholic Epistles" (addressing how these letters have been used to support empire in reception historical or post-colonical perspectives) would be especially welcome.

Program Unit Chairs

Dr. Darian Lockett
Felix H. Cortez

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