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2018 Annual Meeting

Denver, CO

Meeting Begins11/17/2018
Meeting Ends11/21/2018

Call for Papers Opens: 12/18/2017
Call for Papers Closes: 3/6/2018

Requirements for Participation


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Matthew Section is seeking proposals on Matthean topics for the 2018 Annual Meeting. We will co-host an invited session of papers centred on the contribution and impact of Richard Burridge’s seminal work What are the Gospels? on the occasion of the publication of the updated and expanded 25th anniversary edition. In addition, we will have two open sessions. Both sessions welcome papers on any topic in Matthean studies, though the first session will prioritize topics dealing with Matthew in relation to other Second-Temple or rabbinic interpretive trajectories, exploring commonalities and contrasts in texts chronologically pre- and postdating the First Gospel. Submissions will be evaluated in a blind review process on the basis of originality and clarity of the thesis proposed as well as the overall contribution it makes to Matthean studies. Please note that papers lacking a clear thesis and explicit references to the scholarly context of the proposed paper will not be considered.

Program Unit Chairs

Anders Runesson
Catherine Sider Hamilton

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