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Meeting Program Units

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

Children in the Biblical World


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Children in the Biblical World section plans to host two sessions in 2019. The first will be an open session. We invite submissions on any topic related to children and the Bible, the ancient world, or how biblical texts affect children in the post-biblical world. Proposals from both Testaments and related literature are welcome, though we would especially appreciate proposals from parts of each testament which have not received much attention vis-à-vis children, such as the Writings and Prophets in the Hebrew Bible, and the General Epistles and Revelation in the New Testament. The second session will be a book review session on several volumes related to children in the biblical world scheduled to be published in 2019. The committee will invite the presenters for this session.

Program Unit Chairs

Reidar Aasgaard
Sharon Betsworth

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