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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

Inventing Christianity: Apostolic Fathers, Apologists, and Martyrs

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2018, Inventing Christianity invites papers for two sessions. First, we invite proposals relating to the life, work, legacy and reception of the second-century figure Marcion. For our second session, we are open to receiving papers on any other aspect of the themes of the Unit, including Apostolic Fathers, martyr literature, or apologists in the second and third centuries CE. We will also be holding a joint session with Religious Experience in Antiquity with invited papers on the Shepherd of Hermas.

Program Unit Chairs

Paul Middleton
Taylor G. Petrey

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