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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

Book of Samuel: Narrative, Theology, and Interpretation

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The 2021 meeting will include two sessions that were postponed from 2020 due to COVID-19 and at least one open session of new papers. The following sessions are planned for 2021: 1. A joint session with the Book of Psalms Section on Samuel and the Psalms; 2. An Open Session of papers that were postponed from 2020; 3. At least one open session on any aspect of the Book of Samuel. We welcome proposals on any aspect of the Book of Samuel, especially papers which explore different methodologies in interpretation, the dialogue between synchronic and diachronic approaches, and theological concerns.

Program Unit Chairs

Benjamin J.M. Johnson
David G. Firth

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