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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
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Israelite Prophetic Literature


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We will offer two independent sessions and one joint session at the 2013 meeting. Session 1. Prophecy in Society--Confrontation or collaboration with Power. Explores prophetic literature's portrayal of prophetic confrontation or collaboration with leaders within Israelite/Judahite and imperial settings. Issues of textual representation, ideology, identity, and political dimensions of the theological discourse may be explored. Session 2. An open session on topics dealing with Israelite prophetic literature. Session 3: This is a joint session commemorating the 35th Anniversary of the publication of Walter Brueggemann’s The Prophetic Imagination. Invited panelists will reflect on the place of the book in fostering discourse on the prophetic literature. The author will conclude with a response. Co-sponsors include Writing/Reading Jeremiah, Israelite Prophetic Literature, Homiletics and Biblical Studies, and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures.

Program Unit Chairs

 Mignon R. Jacobs
 Steed Vernyl Davidson

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