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Meeting Program Units

2020 Annual Meeting

Boston, MA

Meeting Begins11/21/2020
Meeting Ends11/24/2020

Call for Papers Opens: 1/7/2020
Call for Papers Closes: 3/11/2020

Requirements for Participation

Theological Interpretation of Scripture


Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2020 the Theological Interpretation of Scripture seminar will sponsor four sessions, one will accept paper proposals: 1) A panel review of Stephen Fowl’s Idolatry (Baylor, 2019); 2) A panel review of Darren Sarisky’s Reading the Bible Theologically (Cambridge, 2019) and Walter Moberly’s The God of the Old Testament (Baker, 2020); 3-4) Two joint sessions with the Book of Hebrews unit with be held, including one with an open call for papers. We invite papers that reflect theologically on the significance of the book of Hebrews for communities of faith. Papers may (1) focus on the theological significance of a particular text; (2) consider the way in which specific theological loci are, have been, or could be informed by the reading of specific texts or themes from Hebrews; or (3) explore the effects of theological readings of the book of Hebrews on particular communities of faith.

Program Unit Chairs

Bo H. Lim
Stephen E. Fowl

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