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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

Johannine Literature

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Johannine Literature Section will have four sessions this year. (1) A Panel commemorating the 50th anniversary of J. Louis Martyn's History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel: The panel will consist of invited papers focusing on Martyn's landmark study of John's Gospel, which was published fifty years ago. Topics will include the nature of Martyn's work and its influence on Johannine studies over the past half century. (2) An Open Session featuring current studies of John 9. Fifty years ago Martyn's History and Theology in the Fourth Gospel offered an important reading of John 9 as a two-level drama. That approach has remained influential, yet new perspectives on John 9 continue to emerge. Paper proposals are welcomed, which consider John 9 using various interpretive approaches. The session will provide a multidimensional look at this key Johannine text. (3) An invited Panel co-sponsored with the Theological Interpretation of Scripture Seminar discussing the publication of Jörg Frey’s volume The Glory of the Crucified One (Baylor University Press, Forthcoming 2018). (4) The final session is an Open Session welcoming any papers discussing Johannine Literature, whether the Gospel or Letters of John.

Program Unit Chairs

Alicia D. Myers
Lindsey Jodrey (Trozzo)

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