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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

Johannine Literature


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Johannine Literature Section welcomes papers for the 2020 SBL annual meeting. We will have four sessions in 2020, one of which will be jointly sponsored with Rhetoric and the New Testament. Two sessions will include invited panelists and respondents: (1) Reading John within Judaism and (2) Johannine Rhetoric: Classical and New Approaches. We invite paper proposals for the two remaining sessions: (1) an entirely open session and (2) an open session based on the theme of “Teaching John,” which will explore creative classroom pedagogies or discipleship. As always, the papers for the open sessions may focus on the Gospel or the Letters of John, or a combination of the two, and use a variety of methodologies for reading, interpreting, and teaching these texts.

Program Unit Chairs

Adesola Akala
Alicia D. Myers

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