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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

Bible and Practical Theology

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We plan three sessions around the theme, “Praxis and the Intersections of Bible and Pastoral Theology.”

I. Bible and Pastoral Theology: Interpretive Frames

We welcome papers that explore the hermeneutical framework for integrating the Bible and pastoral theology in different ethnic, regional, cultural, gender, and class contexts, including post-colonial, African-American, African, Latino/a, Asian, Pacific Rim.

II. Bible and Pastoral Theology: Contemporary Issues

We welcome papers that consider the intersections between the Bible and pastoral theology in addressing contemporary issues, for example, AIDS, bullying, immigration, poverty.

Program Unit Chairs

Denise Dombkowski Hopkins
Michael Koppel

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