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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

Christian Theology and the Bible

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Christian Theology and the Bible section will be hosting three sessions. 1. The first is an invited panel co-sponsored with the Matthew section, and it will focus on interpreting the women in Matthew, with a special emphasis on women interpreting the women in Matthew, especially from a theological perspective. 2. Our second session is an open session co-sponsored with the Postcolonial Studies and Biblical Studies section. This session continues our series exploring the significance of geography in the Bible by reflecting on Boston as a colonial site, and calls for paper proposals on the role of the Bible in Christian theology’s colonial impulse, as well as how postcolonial interpretations of the Bible do (or can) intersect with Christian theology. 3. The third session is an invited book review panel of Garrett Green’s book Imagining Theology: Encounters with God in Scripture, Interpretation, and Aesthetics (Baker Academic, Spring 2020).

Program Unit Chairs

Arthur Sutherland
Rebekah Eklund

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