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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

National Association of Professors of Hebrew

Program Unit Type: Affiliate
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: NAPH is sponsoring four sessions and two co-sponsored sessions. I. Annual Meeting of Officers and Members. II, Theme, “The Institution of the Lord’s Supper.” Papers are invited to explicate ethical, theoretical, and theological questions related to “eat this passover” (Luke 22:15) and the Seder ritual (m. Pesahim 10:1-8). III. Theme: “ The Neo-Documentarian, and Transmission-Historical Approaches to the Formation of the Pentateuch: Continuing Last Year’s Questioning and Conversation.” Proposals are welcome, particularly comparative studies that provide the audience with sufficient background to follow analyses. Suggested general topics: historical backgrounds; language/linguistic issues; literary, supplementary, editorial techniques; historical and theological assumptions; etc. IV. The SBL Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures Section and the Biblical and Rabbinic Literature session of NAPH are inviting papers for a session entitled: “Studies in the Theology and Literature of the Hebrew Bible.” V. The Methodology Session invites papers, demonstrations and reviews on the subject of teaching Hebrew to students whose native language (L1) is not English. VI. NAPH and Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew Session. Papers are invited for a joint non-thematic/open session with the Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew Seminar of SBL entitled “Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew.” Papers are invited that address the study of Biblical Hebrew using a well-articulated linguistic method are welcome, and those that apply linguistics to particular Biblical Hebrew constructions or corpuses are especially encouraged. Contact: Tania Notarius (

Program Unit Chairs

Zev Garber

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