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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

Feminist Hermeneutics of the Bible

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Feminist Hermeneutics of the Bible Section will offer three sessions at the 2014 Annual Meeting. The first will be an open session for which paper proposals on any topic within the section's scope of concern are welcome. A second will be a session on the theme "Feminist Hermeneutics Looks at Rape Culture." Proposals for papers related to this theme are welcome, especially papers offering feminist critiques of the intersection of rape culture and biblical interpretation. For a third session, co-sponsored with the Women in the Biblical World Section, we invite papers responding from a variety of perspectives to the challenge, delivered by Carol Meyers in her 2013 presidential address, to the use of the word "patriarchy" to describe ancient Israel. A fourth session will feature an invited panel offering reflections on the 25th anniversary of the publication of Jacquelyn Grant's White Women's Christ, Black Women's Jesus: Feminist Christology and Womanist Response. This session is offered in collaboration with The Bible in Racial, Ethnic, and Indigenous Communities Group (AAR), Women in the Biblical World Section (SBL), Minoritized Criticism Group (SBL), Womanist Theology Group (AAR), and Black Theology Group (AAR).

Program Unit Chairs

Nyasha Junior
Richard D. Weis

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