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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

Prayer in Antiquity

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Prayer in Antiquity program unit will host three sessions at the 2021 annual meeting. We invite proposals for our first session which will be a joint session with the Religious Experience in Antiquity unit on the topic of “Embodiment, Spatiality, and Ancient Prayers”. Our second session will be an invited review of Andrew Mellas, Liturgy and Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody (Cambridge University Press, 2020). Our third session will be a totally open session. We ask that all proposals clearly identify the data that will be discussed, relevant texts, and methodological approach.

Program Unit Chairs

Andrew R. Krause
Angela Kim Harkins

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