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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
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Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Esotericism and Mysticism in Antiquity Section will hold three sessions in 2014. Session one is an open panel on any relevant topic. Session two is a book review session on two books: James Davila, Hekhalot Literature in Translation: Major Texts of Merkavah Mysticism (Brill, 2013) and Jared Calaway, The Sabbath and the Sanctuary: Access to God in the Letter to the Hebrews and its Priestly Context (Mohr Siebeck, 2013). Session three is a joint session with the Western Esotericism Group (AAR) on “Imaginative Literature, Practice, and Esotericism.”

Program Unit Chairs

 Rebecca Lesses
 Kelley N. Coblentz Bautch

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