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2008 Annual Meeting


Meeting Begins11/22/2008
Meeting Ends11/25/2008

Call for Papers Opens: 11/17/2007
Call for Papers Closes: 2/29/2008

Requirements for Participation

Function of Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Writings in Early Judaism and Early Christianity

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We are accepting proposals for papers for the SBL 2008 meeting in Boston. Papers that focus on the function or use of so-called apocryphal and pseudepigraphal writings in early Judaism and/or early Christianity are especially welcome. Papers dealing with ancient manuscripts containing this literature will also be welcomed.

Program Unit Chairs

James H. Charlesworth
Lee Martin McDonald

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