Search SBL

Meeting Program Units

2013 Annual Meeting

Baltimore, MD

Meeting Begins: 11/23/2013
Meeting Ends: 11/26/2013

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: 12/15/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/1/2013
Requirements for Participation

Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars invites proposals for papers to be delivered at its 2013 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. This year's focus, chosen by members of the Association at its 2012 meeting, is on the Report of Anglican Communion Bible in the Life of the Church project, entitled "Deep Engagement; Fresh Discovery" (Available Preference will be given to papers that engage this Report, or the resources and additional material for further reflection included in it, in a substantial manner. However, other topics relevant to this year's theme might include (but need not be limited to) context-specific readings of particular biblical passages; historical or constructive studies of the bible in liturgy and/or church music; and assessments of or proposals for the use of the bible in theological education. Proposals must be no longer than 250 words. They should clearly state the paper's thesis or major contribution, outline its basic argument, and list major sources to be engaged. Accepted papers will each be allotted 20 minutes for presentation, to be followed by 5-10 minutes of discussion.

Program Unit Chairs

Henrietta L. Wiley
Jonathan E. Soyars

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

If you are a SBL member, you must login before you can propose a paper for this or any other session. Please login by entering your SBL member number on the left in the Login box.

For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

Questions About Membership?

  • Call 866-727-9955 Toll Free in the US
  • Call 404-727-9498 Outside the US
  • Fax us at 404-727-2419
  • Email us at

© 2018, Society of Biblical Literature. All Rights Reserved.