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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

2014 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins: 11/22/2014
Meeting Ends: 11/25/2014

Call For Papers Opens: 12/20/2013
Call For Papers Closes: 3/5/2014
Requirements for Participation

Book of Daniel

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Book of Daniel Section will offer two sessions at the 2014 Annual Meeting in San Diego. One session will be an open session on the topic of holiness, temple, and priesthood in Daniel (Hebrew and/or Greek versions). The second session will consist of invited papers on a separate topic. For the open session, the steering committee solicits proposals that deal with any of part of holiness, temple, and priesthood in Daniel. Proposals may utilize various analytical approaches—tradition-historical, ideological, sociological, etc.—for the purpose of illuminating the conceptual world of Daniel’s writers and intended audience. The best proposals will offer a promising theoretical framework and a clear (if provisional) thesis regarding the depiction or function of these things in Daniel. Those who are proposing a paper for the first time to SBL should send a draft of the paper to Amy Merrill Willis.

Program Unit Chairs

 Amy C. Merrill Willis

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If you are a SBL member, you must login before you can propose a paper for this or any other session. Please login by entering your SBL member number on the left in the Login box.

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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