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Meeting Program Units

2012 Annual Meeting

Chicago, IL

Meeting Begins: 11/16/2012
Meeting Ends: 11/20/2012

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.


Call For Papers Opens: 2/8/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/8/2012
Requirements for Participation

Psychology and Biblical Studies


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers:

We welcome proposals for papers that address Biblical texts, themes, figures and/or readers and interpreters using the concepts and interpretive tools of any named field of psychology.

We are particularly interested in papers which examine readers, the process of reading, appropriation of texts, and their impact on individuals and communities from a psychological perspective.

We also plan review sessions of two recent books: Kamila Blessing's Families of the Bible (Praeger 2010), and Barbara Leung Lai's Through the 'I'-Window: The Inner Life of Characters in the Hebrew Bible (Sheffeild Phoenix Press, 2011).

Questions? Contact the Chair, D. Andrew Kille, at psybibs@psybibs.org.

Program Unit Chairs

D. Andrew Kille

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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