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Meeting Program Units

2016 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, TX

Meeting Begins: 11/19/2016
Meeting Ends: 11/22/2016

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: 12/16/2015
Call For Papers Closes: 3/2/2016
Requirements for Participation

Biblical Ethics


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: This year we will have one methodological session (on “Focal Values and Criteria for Biblical Ethics”) and two thematic sessions. We invite paper proposals for the two thematic sessions: 1. “Dealing with Foreigners / Migration”; and 2. “Social Justice”. Potential presenters are expected to include an analysis of specific biblical texts and not only focus on a discussion of sociological (and other) theories. They are also encouraged to look at similarities and differences between the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament or between one of the two Testaments and relevant extra-biblical material that sheds light on the subject.

Program Unit Chairs

Markus Zehnder
Peter S. Wick

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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