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2018 International Meeting

Helsinki, Finland

Meeting Begins7/30/2018
Meeting Ends8/3/2018

Call for Papers Opens: 10/18/2017
Call for Papers Closes: 2/14/2018

Requirements for Participation

Biblia Arabica: The Bible in Arabic among Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: We plan the following joint sessions of Biblia Arabica (SBL), The Bible in Arabic (EABS) and IQSA members. A. Two invited sessions. 1. “The Arabic Commentary Literature: Between Jewish and Christian Approaches to the Bible”. 2) “Biblical materials in Qur’anic commentaries (Tafsir) - Islamic elements in Jewish and Christian commentaries in Arabic.” B. Open session(s). We invite proposals on “Approaches to Translation and Interpretation”. Papers dealing with any aspect of Arabic Bible translation as outlined above in the General agenda will be considered. While the emphasis has hitherto been on the Middle Ages, we also encourage discussion of printed pre-modern and modern translations.

Program Unit Chairs

Camilla Adang
Meira Polliack

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