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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

The Bible in Ancient (and Modern) Media


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Bible in Ancient (and Modern) Media Section provides opportunities to analyze the relationship between the original media world of Jewish and Christian communities and the functions and interpretations of biblical (and related) texts. Approaches using modern media must emphasize how the approach significantly influences the understanding of biblical literature in its ancient context. BA(M)M will hold four sessions at the 2021 meeting: (1) an open session, (2) an organized session exploring the function of performance in the interpretation of ancient texts, jointly sponsored with The Performance Criticism of the Bible and Other Ancient Texts section, (3) a panel reviewing Sandra Huebenthal, Reading Mark’s Gospel as Text from Collective Memory (Eerdmans 2020), and (4) a panel reviewing Laura Carlson Hasler, Archival Historiography in Jewish Antiquity, jointly sponsored with the Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah section.

Program Unit Chairs

Raymond F. Person, Jr.

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