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Meeting Program Units

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

Religious Experience in Antiquity

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Religious Experience in Antiquity section invites paper proposals for two of its three sessions at the 2018 SBL meeting.  Our first session is an open call in which we invite proposals on any topic connected to Religious Experience in Antiquity.  We ask that you specify the texts or other material artifacts under discussion and include a clear methodological perspective.  Innovative approaches are most welcome.  Our second and third sessions will be jointly hosted with two other SBL units.  The second session, planed together with Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity, will focus on Ritual Practices and Epiphanies; we warmly invite proposals for this panel.  The third session will consist of invited papers on the Shepherd of Hermas, and will be hosted jointly with the Inventing Christianity unit.

Program Unit Chairs

Catherine Playoust
Frederick S. Tappenden

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