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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

Parables in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity: Towards a New Comparative Approach (EABS)

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In the 2018 meeting we will concentrate on processes of redactional re-working and integration of parables in Christian and rabbinic literature. Papers will be accepted that concentrate on one of the following 3 sub-areas: 1) Get a better understanding of the rhetorical strategies that are used in parables to serve certain religious (e.g. Christological, exegetical) purposes within a literary unit/work. 2) To gain insights in the processes of development of the parable genre in Christian and rabbinic circles. 3) To relate those developments to the overall processes of differentiation within both emerging Christianity and early Judaism, eventually developing into separate religions.

Program Unit Chairs

Annette Merz
Lieve M. Teugels

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