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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
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Second Corinthians: Pauline Theology in the Making

Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For this seminar there are two calls for papers: 1.) an open call for papers on 2 Corinthians along the lines of the goals of the seminar (see description). 2.) a call for papers soliciting contributions on portions or the whole of 2 Corinthians 7:5-16 (and its place in the letter as a whole or in respective letter fragments) along the lines of the goals of the seminar (see description). We are open to whatever paper proposal will be submitted to this text. But we would like to encourage papers on the following topics in particular: • The place of 7:5-16 in the letter as a whole or in respective letter fragments • A study of the emotions expressed in 7:5-16 • The theology of lypê which Paul develops in 7:5-16 • A rhetorical-critical study of 7:5-16 • A comparison between the way the painful letter is described in chapter 2 and in 7:5-16 • Paul’s relationship with the Corinthians with a focus on 2 Cor 7:5-16. The complete texts of the accepted papers are due October 31, 2013. They will be made available online by November 10.

Program Unit Chairs

Edith M. Humphrey
Reimund Bieringer
Thomas Schmeller

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