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Call for Papers

2012 Annual Meeting

Chicago, IL

Meeting Begins: 11/16/2012
Meeting Ends: 11/20/2012

Call For Papers Opens: 2/8/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/8/2012
Requirements for Participation

  Program Units

Section
Sections offer the broadest access to the meeting program. Volunteer paper proposals are welcome.
Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies
African Biblical Hermeneutics
African-American Biblical Hermeneutics
Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative
Ancient Near Eastern Iconography and the Bible
Aramaic Studies
Archaeology of Religion in the Roman World
Art and Religions of Antiquity
Assyriology and the Bible
Bible and Cultural Studies
Bible and Film
Bible and Popular Culture
Bible and Visual Art
Bible in Ancient and Modern Media
Bible in Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Traditions
Bible Translation
Bible, Myth, and Myth Theory
Biblical Criticism and Literary Criticism
Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics
Biblical Hebrew Poetry
Biblical Lands and Peoples in Archaeology and Text
Biblical Law
Biblical Lexicography
Blogger and Online Publication
Book of Acts
Book of Psalms
Book of the Twelve Prophets
Children in the Biblical World
Christian Apocrypha
Christian Theology and the Bible
Christianity in Egypt: Scripture, Tradition, and Reception
Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah
Cognitive Linguistics in Biblical Interpretation
Construction of Christian Identities
Corpus Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti
Current Historiography and Ancient Israel and Judah
Deuteronomistic History
Development of Early Christian Theology
Disputed Paulines
Early Christianity and the Ancient Economy
Early Jewish Christian Relations
Ecological Hermeneutics
Ethics and Biblical Interpretation
Feminist Hermeneutics of the Bible
Formation of Isaiah
Formation of Luke-Acts
Function of Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Writings in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
Greco-Roman Religions
Greek Bible
Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World
Hebrew Bible and Political Theory
Hebrew Bible, History, and Archaeology
Hebrew Scriptures and Cognate Literature
Hellenistic Judaism
Historical Jesus
History and Literature of Early Rabbinic Judaism
History of Interpretation
Homiletics and Biblical Studies
Ideological Criticism
Intertextuality in the New Testament
Israelite Prophetic Literature
Israelite Religion in Its West Asian Environment
Jesus Traditions, Gospels, and Negotiating the Roman Imperial World
Jewish Christianity / Christian Judaism
Johannine Literature
John's Apocalypse and Cultural Contexts Ancient and Modern
Joshua-Judges
Latino/a and Latin American Biblical Interpretation
Latter-day Saints and the Bible
Letters of James, Peter, and Jude
Levites and Priests in History and Tradition
LGBT/Queer Hermeneutics
Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew
Matthew
Meals in the Greco-Roman World
Midrash
Mind, Society, and Religion in the Biblical World
Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity
Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism
New Testament Textual Criticism
Orality, Textuality, and the Formation of the Hebrew Bible
Pauline Epistles
Pentateuch
Performance Criticism of Biblical and Other Ancient Texts
Postcolonial Studies and Biblical Studies
Pseudepigrapha
Psychology and Biblical Studies
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Qumran
Qur'an and Biblical Literature
Reading, Theory, and the Bible
Recovering Female Interpreters of the Bible
Religious Experience in Antiquity
Religious World of Late Antiquity
Rhetoric and the New Testament
Ritual in the Biblical World
Sacrifice, Cult, and Atonement
Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity
Semiotics and Exegesis
Social History of Formative Christianity and Judaism
Social Sciences and the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures
Social Scientific Criticism of the New Testament
Space, Place, and Lived Experience in Antiquity
Synoptic Gospels
Syriac Literature and Interpretations of Sacred Texts
Teaching Biblical Studies in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context
Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible
Theological Perspectives on the Book of Ezekiel
Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures
Ugaritic Studies and Northwest Semitic Epigraphy
Use, Influence, and Impact of the Bible
Violence and Representations of Violence among Jews and Christians
Warfare in Ancient Israel
Wisdom and Apocalypticism in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
Wisdom in Israelite and Cognate Traditions
Women in the Biblical World
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Group
Groups pursue long-range, collaborative research projects that require active participation. They are focused more broadly than Seminars, more narrowly than Sections.
Contextual Biblical Interpretation
Gender, Sexuality, and the Bible
Hebrews
Ideology, Culture, and Translation
Literature and History of the Persian Period
Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds
Philo of Alexandria
Prophetic Texts and Their Ancient Contexts
Redescribing Early Christianity
Writing/Reading Jeremiah
Seminar
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.
Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages
Asian and Asian-American Hermeneutics
Exile (Forced Migrations) in Biblical Literature
Extent of Theological Diversity in Earliest Christianity
John, Jesus, and History
Josephus
Mark
Markan Literary Sources
Paul and Politics
Pauline Soteriology
Rhetoric of Religious Antiquity
Sabbath in Text and Tradition
Second Corinthians: Pauline Theology in the Making
Systematic Transformation and Interweaving of Scripture in 1 Corinthians
Textual Growth: What Variant Editions Tell Us About Scribal Activity
Theological Interpretation of Scripture
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Consultation
Consultations are exploratory program units focused on new areas of interest. Volunteer proposals are occasionally welcome.
Bible and Emotion
Bible and Practical Theology
Book of Daniel
Covenant in the Persian Period
Economics in the Biblical World
Ethics, Love and the Other in Early Christianity
Ethiopic Bible and Literature
Genesis
Inventing Christianity
Islands, Islanders, and Scriptures
Jewish-Christian Dialogue and Sacred Texts
Meals in the HB/OT and Its World
Memory Perspectives on Early Christianity and its Greco-Roman Context
Metacriticism of Biblical Scholarship
Metaphor Theory and the Hebrew Bible
Minoritized Criticism and Biblical Interpretation
Paul and Judaism
Polis and Ekklesia: Investigations of Urban Christianity
Poverty in the Biblical World
Religious Competition in Late Antiquity
Senses and Culture in the Biblical World
Slavery, Resistance, and Freedom
Speech and Talk: Discourses and Social Practices in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Unity and Diversity in Early Jewish Monotheisms
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Workshop
Workshops offer participants and attendees hands-on, practical experience. Paper proposals are occasionally welcome.
Manuscripts from Eastern Christian Traditions
Service-Learning and Biblical Studies
Textual Criticism of Samuel – Kings
Affiliate
Academy of Homiletics
Adventist Society for Religious Studies
African Association for the Study of Religions
Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars
Ethnic Chinese Biblical Colloquium
Evangelical Philosophical Society
GOCN Forum on Missional Hermeneutics
Institute for Biblical Research
Institute on Religion and Civic Values
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
International Syriac Language Project
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
Karl Barth Society of North America
Korean Biblical Colloquium
Masoretic Studies
National Association of Professors of Hebrew
North American Association for the Study of Religion
Novum Testamentum Graecum: Editio Critica Maior
Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions
Society for Pentecostal Studies
Søren Kierkegaard Society
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
Westar Institute
   
 
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