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2020 Annual Meeting

Virtual Meeting

Meeting Begins11/29/2020
Meeting Ends12/11/2020

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

Requirements for Participation

Latter-day Saints and the Bible

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Latter-day Saints and the Bible section invites presentation proposals for two sessions. One session will focus on social justice narratives, themes and motifs in the Bible. A particularly timely example of engagement for this session might be the intersection of female characters or imagery and social justice. The other session will be an open forum in which presenters may engage any aspect of the Bible or its reception within the wider LDS tradition. Among the topics that might complement the focus of the other session are the reception of biblical social justice narratives, themes and motifs in the Book of Mormon as these are altered by their new context or biblical ideas about embodiedness and miracles, particularly in narratives with female characters.

Program Unit Chairs

Jill Kirby

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

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