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2019 Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

Meeting Begins11/23/2019
Meeting Ends11/26/2019

Call for Papers Opens: 12/19/2018
Call for Papers Closes: 3/6/2019

Requirements for Participation


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Midrash Section invites paper proposals for two sessions it will sponsor at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the SBL: 1) An open session devoted to any aspect of the study of Midrash and related literature; and, 2) A session devoted to the theme "Midrash, Qur'an, and Hadith" which aims to encourage scholarship on Hadith (oral traditions about the words and deeds of the prophet Muhammad) or Tafsir (the exegesis and interpretation of the Qur'anic text) as it relates to the historical, religious, literary context and contents of Midrash.

Program Unit Chairs

W. David Nelson

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