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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

Ritual in the Biblical World

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Ritual in the Biblical World section will offer this coming meeting three sessions, one open session and two solicited sessions. 1) For the open session, we encourage those of you working on rituals in texts and iconography to consider proposing to this session which will offer a forum for discussing theory and methods in the field of ritual studies in the world of the Bible (i.e. OT/NT/DSS/ Christianity and Judaism in Late Antiquity). 2) Book Review session on the volume: "Early Christian Ritual Life" Edited by R. E. DeMaris, J. T. Lamoreaux and S. C. Muir (Routledge, 2018). 3) A solicited session on the topic: “In the footsteps of Catherine Bell’s theoretical studies: Application and critical study of Bell’s theories in our current research of rituals in texts from the Biblical World.”

Program Unit Chairs

Ada Taggar Cohen
Jason T. Lamoreaux

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