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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

Gospel of Mark

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Gospel of Mark section invites papers on reading Mark in the ancient world. How would the gospel have been literally read by or to its initial audience? By whom would it have been read and in what manner? Who would have been present and for what purpose? What impact does this manner of reading or hearing the gospel have on its interpretation? The Mark section also extends an open call for papers on any topic advancing scholarship on the Gospel of Mark. First time SBL presenters are asked to provide their paper in full along with their proposal. Proposals are submitted through the SBL website at Applicants will receive a response within a week or so of close.

Program Unit Chairs

Kelli S. O'Brien
Vicki Cass Phillips

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