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2023 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, Texas

Meeting Begins11/18/2023
Meeting Ends11/21/2023

Call for Papers Opens: 1/23/2023
Call for Papers Closes: 3/14/2023

Requirements for Participation

Bible and Practical Theology

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: Bible and Practical Theology will host three sessions. The first session will be an open session: We invite papers on biblical interpretations and practical issues related to aging, including youth, elder care, elder abuse, and intergenerational concerns. The second session will invite papers that engage issues pertaining to the Beyoncé Mass. These papers can address a range of biblical interpretations, theologies of inclusion, issues of intersectionality, and practical approaches to liturgical studies, homiletics, and/or pastoral care. The third session is an invited panel that will interrogate biblical interpretations and their practical application in and for Black churches.

Program Unit Chairs

Terry Ann Smith
Yolanda Norton

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