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Call for Papers

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

  Program Units

Sections offer the broadest access to the meeting program. Volunteer paper proposals are welcome.
Ancient Near East
Ancient Near Eastern Iconography and the Bible
Apocalyptic Literature
Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha
Apostolic Fathers and Related Early Christian Literature
Archaeology and Diaspora Judaism
Bible and Empire
Bible and Its Influence: History and Impact
Bible and Syriac Studies in Context
Bible and the Moving Image
Bible and Visual Culture
Bible in Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Traditions
Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Law
Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Wisdom
Biblical Interpretation in Early Christianity
Biblical Theology
Catholic Epistles
Comparative Studies of Literature from the Persian and Hellenistic Periods
Early Christianity and the Ancient Economy
Epigraphical and Paleological Studies Pertaining to the Biblical World
Epistle to the Hebrews
Expressions of Religion in Israel
Families and Children in the Ancient World
Feminist Interpretations
Gospel of Mark
Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World
Hellenistic Greek Language and Linguistics
Hellenistic Judaism
Johannine Literature
Latino/a and Latin American Biblical Interpretation
Methods in New Testament Studies
Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism
Paul and Pauline Literature
Pentateuch (Torah)
Place, Space, and Identity in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Political Biblical Criticism
Postcolonial Studies
Psychological Hermeneutics of Biblical Themes and Texts
Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective
Ritual in the Biblical World
Septuagint Studies
Synoptic Gospels
Textual Criticism: Manuscripts & Methods
Writings (including Psalms)
Seminars are established around well-defined research topics or projects with specific publication plans. Seminars have limited membership but permit auditors. Papers are discussed, not read.
Authority and Influence in Ancient Times
Biblical Characters in Three Traditions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam)
Contextual Interpretation of the Bible (Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and New Testament)
Persian Period
Consultations are exploratory program units focused on new areas of interest. Volunteer proposals are occasionally welcome.
Allusions in the Gospels and Acts
Digital Humanities in Biblical, Early Jewish, and Christian Studies
Stylistics and the Hebrew Bible
SBL Committees
Status of Women in the Profession
Bethsaida Excavations Project
Society for Pentecostal Studies

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