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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

Historical Jesus


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: For the 2016 meeting we are again planning for one or two open sessions with short papers and a fair amount of time for discussion. We accept a wide range of topics, but please remember that papers should always focus on issues that are relevant for the study of the HISTORICAL Jesus. Proposals are evaluated through a blind review process. Abstracts which clearly state how the paper will further or move beyond the present state of historical Jesus studies stand a better chance to receive a fair evaluation. We are also planning for theme sessions on parables and on Jesus research and rabbinic texts. Papers for these sessions will be mainly invited.

Program Unit Chairs

Amy-Jill Levine
Thomas Kazen

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

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