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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

Ritual in the Biblical World

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: 1) We invite papers for an open session on all aspects of ritual activities, with their textual, as well as archaeological and iconographical expressions, in the larger context of their cultural and religious functions in Ancient Israel and Late Antiquity. 2) At the meeting in Buenos Aires we plan a joint solicited session with the Pentateuch section on Ritual and Magic: while testing the evidence of Ritual and Magic in texts from the Pentateuch and the biblical world, the session will present a variety of cultural examples of the use of magic and ritual, trying to set up methodological tools for determining borders between these two elements in worship in the ancient world from an interdisciplinary approach.

Program Unit Chairs

Ada Taggar Cohen
Daniel Belnap

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