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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 and Apocalypticism

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Wisdom and Apocalypticism program unit will hold two sessions at the 2021 SBL Annual Meeting. The first is an invited session, “Wisdom and Apocalypticism beyond the Monotheism/Polytheism Divide.” Much scholarship on ancient Judaism has taken issue with the category of "monotheism," with noteworthy contributions by scholars such as Mark Smith, Peter Schäfer, and Paula Fredriksen. This invited session aims to bring this discussion to bear on Jewish and Christian materials with particular attention to wisdom and apocalyptic literature. The second session is open, and we welcome submissions on any topic that relates to sapiential and/or apocalyptic traditions in early Jewish and/or Christian literature. Submissions are particularly encouraged from women and underrepresented minorities.

Program Unit Chairs

Jason M. Zurawski
Emma Wasserman

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