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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

Contextual Interpretation of the Bible (Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and New Testament)


Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We welcome papers that examine the biblical text from within a reader’s explicitly articulated context, personal as well as communal, while firmly anchored in clear methodologies. Our HB sessions this year are seeking especially, papers on texts of the Megillot (the Five Scrolls) and the so called "historical" books beyond Joshua and Judges; that is, Samuel, Kings, Ezra-Nehemiah and Chronicles. Our NT sessions are open to any texts of the New Testament. The sessions will be a combination of solicited and proposed papers. Acceptance of papers for the HB sessions is a first step toward, but does not guarantee, publication in the corresponding volume of the ongoing contextual series Texts@Contexts (Now at Sheffield Phoenix Press).

Program Unit Chairs

Athalya Brenner-Idan
Archie C. C. Lee

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