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Meeting Program Units

2015 Annual Meeting

Atlanta, GA

Meeting Begins11/21/2015
Meeting Ends11/24/2015

Call for Papers Opens: 12/17/2014
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2015

Requirements for Participation

Biblical Law

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We invite proposals for two open sessions on any aspect of the study of biblical law, including work related to cuneiform documents, the Dead Sea Scrolls and other Second Temple Literature, questions of pentateuchal criticism, legal history, gender analysis, social-scientific analysis, and newer methodologies. Copies of papers are distributed in advance through our section's Web site ( Proposals on the topic of sacrificial ritual will be especially welcome. Together with the Ritual in the Biblical World section, we will be co-sponsoring a session of invited papers on the topic of sacrifice and are interested in including papers on that topic in our open sessions as well.

Program Unit Chairs

Bruce Wells

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