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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

Wisdom in Israelite and Cognate Traditions

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Wisdom Section seeks to provide a forum for the exploration of new ideas in the study of Israelite and cognate conceptions of wisdom, focusing on wisdom in the Hebrew Bible and Deuterocanon along with related literature from elsewhere in the ancient Near East. Paper proposals related to these criteria are invited for three open sessions. This section will also host a joint session with the Egyptology and Ancient Israel Section that reviews Bernd Schipper's recent Hermeneia commentary on Proverbs 1-15 and a joint session with the Philology in Hebrew Studies section on Edward Greenstein's new translation of Job.

Program Unit Chairs

Mark Sneed
Will Kynes

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