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2014 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins11/22/2014
Meeting Ends11/25/2014

Call for Papers Opens: 12/20/2013
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2014

Requirements for Participation

Recovering Female Interpreters of the Bible

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Session 1)"Back to the Beginning: Women's Interpretations of Genesis prior to the Twentieth Century." Papers can be on texts or artifacts, including women's commentaries, sermons, poetry, music, novels, and art. We welcome abstracts for 25 minute papers. Session 2)"Retrieving Women Interpreters' Voices from the Past: Foundations, Methodology, and Implications." The session will include a case study: Joy Schroeder’s Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming April 2014). Panelists will be invited to reflect upon the foundations, methods and implications of studying women interpreters, with several panelists using Schroeder’s new book as a case study. For more information, contact Marion Taylor at

Program Unit Chairs

Joy Schroeder
Marion Taylor

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