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2011 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA

Meeting Begins11/19/2011
Meeting Ends11/22/2011

Call for Papers Opens: 1/25/2011
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2011

Requirements for Participation

Christian Theological Research Fellowship

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: CTRF@SBL will again hold three sessions this year. Two book sessions, with invited panelists and one paper session. CTRF@SBL invite paper proposals on the topic: Thinking Theologically in a Digital Age. Papers might offer theological reflections on the whether or not new mediums of communication impact theological discourse; explore how theological concepts are portrayed in film, television, or movies; or the practice of “virtual church” and its implications for evangelical Christian practices.

1. Paper session—on the topic of “Thinking Theologically in a Digital Age“—what does it mean, how is it defined, what is its promise, what are its difficulties, etc.?

2. Two book sessions: invited participants to be confirmed

a. The Dictionary on Scripture and Ethics published by Baker, edited by Joel Green, with associate editors Jacqueline Lapsley, Allen Verhey, and Rebekah Miles.

b. Matthew Schlimm’s From Fratricide to Forgiveness: The Language and Ethics of Anger in Genesis published by Eisenbrauns

Program Unit Chairs

Joy J. Moore
Matthew Richard Schlimm

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