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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

Johannine Literature

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Johannine Literature Section welcomes papers for the 2021 SBL Annual Meeting. We will have four sessions. Two invited sessions with panelists and respondents: (1) Reading John within Judaism; (2) John’s Relationship with Mark, co-sponsored with the Mark Seminar. We invite paper proposals for the two remaining sessions: (3) an entirely open session; and (4) a themed session exploring violence and/or justice; seeking to engage with current social conversations. Papers may focus on the Gospel, the Letters of John, or a combination of the two. A wide variety of methodologies, interdisciplinary readings and interpretations are encouraged.

Program Unit Chairs

Adesola Akala
Christopher Skinner

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