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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

Mark Passion Narrative

Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? No

Call For Papers: The Mark Passion Narrative Seminar invites its members to propose papers for the national SBL meetings in San Antonio in November 2021 on Mark 15:1–20, covering the trial before Pilate and Jesus delivered over to be crucified. Membership in the Seminar is required to make a proposal. To request membership write to co-chair Tom Shepherd at Papers may approach the text from any methodology or combination of methodologies. Two papers delayed from 2020 on Mark 14 will be included in the Seminar’s two sessions. All seminar members are encouraged to make a proposal since some papers not presented at the national meetings will be included in the Seminar’s planned anthology for publication. Submit your proposal to Co-chair, Tom Shepherd at by February 28, 2021.

Program Unit Chairs

Jocelyn McWhirter
Thomas R. Shepherd

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