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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

Early Exegesis of Genesis 1–3

Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2018, there will be three sessions with the following topics: 1. Later Greek Commentaries on Gen. 1 (after the Cappadocians, for example: Theodore of Mopsuestia, Cyril of Alexandria, Procopius of Gaza, etc.), 2. The Latin Commentaries on Gen. 1 before Augustine (especially Ambrose), 3. Genesis Rabbah and Jewish texts that can be dated before the 4th century. Proposals for papers that deal with one of these issues are welcome and will be combined with invited papers.

Program Unit Chairs

Christoph Markschies
Volker Henning Drecoll

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