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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
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The Qur’an and the Biblical Tradition (IQSA)

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For the 2016 meeting in San Antonio, we plan to offer three sessions. 1) We invite papers on interactions between the biblical and qur'anic traditions for an open session. 2) Together with the SBL Biblia Arabica consultation, we invite papers for a joint session on "New developments in the study of Karaite Bible exegesis and the Islamic and Christian Oriental contexts." We are looking for papers that focus on aspects of Karaite Bible commentaries and / or Karaite Bible translations that engage with Islamic and / or Christian sources, overtly or indirectly, either by way of polemics or in order to promote agreement. 3) In collaboration with the SBL Bible and Qur'an section and the IQSA Methodology & Hermeneutics unit, we are organizing a prearranged session on al-Kisa’i’s Qisas al-anbiya’.

Program Unit Chairs

Holger Zellentin

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