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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

Early Christian Families

Program Unit Type: Group
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Early Christian Families Group will have two sessions. The first session has an open theme. We welcome contributions on any topic in the multidisciplinary study of ancient families, including those on non-Christian material. The second session is an invited panel on the theme, "Biblical Families in Later Christian Imagination." The goal of that session is to help New Testament scholars see the how later imaginations of "the Family in the Bible" have shaped the history of biblical interpretation in powerful and pervasive ways. The speakers will be Elizabeth Clark (Duke), Robin Jensen (Vanderbilt), Stephen Shoemaker (Oregon), and Sylvester Johnson (Indiana).

Program Unit Chairs

J. Albert Harrill
Rebecca Krawiec

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