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The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.
Meeting Program Units

2013 Annual Meeting

Baltimore, MD

Meeting Begins: 11/23/2013
Meeting Ends: 11/26/2013

Call For Papers Opens: 12/15/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/1/2013
Requirements for Participation

Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars


Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars invites proposals for papers to be delivered at its 2013 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. This year's focus, chosen by members of the Association at its 2012 meeting, is on the Report of Anglican Communion Bible in the Life of the Church project, entitled "Deep Engagement; Fresh Discovery" (Available http://www.anglicancommunion.org/ministry/theological/bible/). Preference will be given to papers that engage this Report, or the resources and additional material for further reflection included in it, in a substantial manner. However, other topics relevant to this year's theme might include (but need not be limited to) context-specific readings of particular biblical passages; historical or constructive studies of the bible in liturgy and/or church music; and assessments of or proposals for the use of the bible in theological education. Proposals must be no longer than 250 words. They should clearly state the paper's thesis or major contribution, outline its basic argument, and list major sources to be engaged. Accepted papers will each be allotted 20 minutes for presentation, to be followed by 5-10 minutes of discussion.

Program Unit Chairs

 Henrietta L. Wiley
 Jonathan E. Soyars

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SBL membership is required to participate in the meeting. In its efforts to foster biblical scholarship and to facilitate mutual cooperation among colleagues, SBL offers reduced membership rates to individuals from certain countries through the Society's International Cooperation Initiative (ICI). Individuals in these countries may pay the reduced fees of $15 for full membership and $10 for student membership. If you are a not a member of SBL but live or work in an ICI country and are interested in participating in the meeting, please consider becoming an ICI member.

For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

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