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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

Ritual in the Biblical World

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The consultation plans to have two sessions, one dealing with the interaction of ritual and ritual theory in images, and the other an open session. Since the field of iconography has matured over the past decades in terms of methodology and resources it is time to tap this rich source of information about ancient perspectives on all aspects of life for a systematic study of rituals. We encourage discussion of particular regions and cultures of the biblical world through their iconography, as well as more focused methodological studies dealing with the larger issue of ritual theory and images. We also invite contributions about ritual in the biblical world more generally for our open session.

Program Unit Chairs

Gerald A. Klingbeil
Jonathan Schwiebert

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