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2021 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, TX

Meeting Begins11/20/2021
Meeting Ends11/23/2021

Call for Papers Opens: 1/20/2021
Call for Papers Closes: 3/24/2021

Requirements for Participation

Prophetic Texts and Their Ancient Contexts

Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2021 and 2022, Prophetic Texts in their Ancient Contexts is hosting a section with the Assyriology and the Bible Program Unit on “Hope”: hope as an emotion, as world view, cultic or political action, or documentary/textual or visual expression. We welcome proposals from a variety of perspectives and materials (prophetic literature, mantic literature more broadly, material culture, iconography, ritual phenomenology). Proposals should concern the intersection of biblical texts/world and ancient Mesopotamia. Other and later ancient contexts will also be considered. Proposals should be submitted to the Assyriology and the Bible Program Unit.

Program Unit Chairs

Christopher B. Hays
Hanna Tervanotko

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