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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

Mark Passion Narrative

Program Unit Type: Seminar
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Mark Passion Narrative Seminar invites its members and friends of the seminar to propose papers for the national SBL meetings in San Antonio in November 2023 on Mark 16, covering the resurrection of Jesus and/or the disputed ending of Mark. Papers may approach the text from any methodology or combination of methodologies. Our sessions are 2.5 hours in length with 3 papers with respondents and discussion. We typically have two sessions with a total of 6 papers. All seminar members and friends of the seminar 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 March 14, 2023 or submit your proposal on the SBL website.

Program Unit Chairs

Jocelyn McWhirter
Thomas R. Shepherd

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