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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

Book of Samuel: Narrative, Theology, and Interpretation


Program Unit Type: Consultation
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: At the 2019 meeting we invite papers for two sessions: 1. An open session with papers on any aspect of narrative, theology or interpretation in the book of Samuel 2. An open session on the theme, "Readers of the Lost Ark: Stories of the Ark and the Book of Samuel". Recent research has shifted away from concern to identify and work with a distinct and separate ‘ark narrative’ and moved more toward understanding how stories of the ark work within and with reference to the Book of Samuel as we now have it. This session calls for papers interested in stories of the ark of the covenant as they relate to the Book of Samuel.

Program Unit Chairs

David G. Firth
Rachelle Gilmour

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