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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

Gospel of Mark

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Gospel of Mark program unit has four sessions for 2023. Session 1: An open call for papers on any topic or text advancing scholarship on the Gospel of Mark. Session 2: An open call for papers focused specifically on the interpretations of the Markan prologue as a textual unit, which will inaugurate a multi-year series working through Mark from beginning to end, with a view to fostering conversation about the textual, historical, hermeneutical, and theological aspects of the Gospel in larger-scale perspective. We welcome proposals for sessions 1 and 2 that show a clearly defined thesis, methodology and argument. Session 3: A joint session with the Biblical Exegesis from Eastern Orthodox Perspectives Section in which invited papers answer the question what happened to Mark in early Christian exegesis? Session 4: Invited panelists will review Max Botner's book Jesus Christ as the Son of David in the Gospel of Mark. SNTSMS 174. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Program Unit Chairs

Kara J. Lyons-Pardue
Robert S. Snow

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