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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

Inventing Christianity: Apostolic Fathers, Apologists, and Martyrs

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2014 the section will sponsor three open call sessions: 1) A session on Egypt exploring the diversity of Christian authors and texts that intermingle there. 2) A session on Competing Christianities in North Africa, which could include papers on the heresiological debates and other dynamics relating to emerging identities. 3) A session will be co-sponsored with the SBL unit Contextualizing North African Christianity, with a focus on the construction of Christian identity in the writings of Tertullian.

Program Unit Chairs

Candida R. Moss
David L. Eastman

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