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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

Religions of Israel and Judah in Their West Asian Environment

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The “Religions of Israel and Judah in their West Asian Environment” Section welcomes a wide variety of questions, perspectives, periods, disciplines, methods, and kinds of data: textual, epigraphic, archaeological, iconographic, art-historical, sociological, gender-focused, comparative, and more. Proposals are easier to accept when they indicate how the presentation will interact with and differ from prior scholarship. This year, we are also hosting a prearranged panel on religion and the future of the comparative method. For this panel scholars will reflect on the method they apply to comparative research and how the improved understanding of primary sources might impact their reconstruction of ancient Israelite religion and its place within the broader culture of the ancient Near East.

Program Unit Chairs

Isabel Cranz

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