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Call for Papers

2011 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA

Meeting Begins11/19/2011
Meeting Ends11/22/2011

Call for Papers Opens: 1/25/2011
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2011

Requirements for Participation

  Program Units

Poster Session
Sections offer the broadest access to the meeting program. Volunteer paper proposals are welcome.
Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies
African Biblical Hermeneutics
African-American Biblical Hermeneutics
Ancient Fiction and Early Christian and Jewish Narrative
Ancient Near Eastern Iconography and the Bible
Aramaic Studies
Archaeology of Religion in the Roman World
Archaeology of the Biblical World
Art and Religions of Antiquity
Assyriology and the Bible
Bakhtin and the Biblical Imagination
Bible and Cultural Studies
Bible and Popular Culture
Bible and Visual Art
Bible in Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Traditions
Bible Translation
Bible, Myth, and Myth Theory
Biblical Criticism and Literary Criticism
Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics
Biblical Hebrew Poetry
Biblical Law
Biblical Lexicography
Blogger and Online Publication
Book of Acts
Book of Ezekiel
Book of Psalms
Book of the Twelve Prophets
Children in the Biblical World
Christian Apocrypha
Christian Theology and the Bible
Christianity in Egypt: Scripture, Tradition, and Reception
Cognitive Linguistics in Biblical Interpretation
Computer Assisted Research
Construction of Christian Identities
Corpus Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti
Deuteronomistic History
Didache in Context
Disputed Paulines
Early Christianity and the Ancient Economy
Early Jewish Christian Relations
Ecological Hermeneutics
Egyptology and Ancient Israel
Ethics and Biblical Interpretation
Feminist Hermeneutics of the Bible
Formation of Isaiah
Formation of Luke and Acts
Function of Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Writings in Early Judaism and Early Christianity
Greco-Roman Religions
Greek Bible
Healthcare and Disability in the Ancient World
Hebrew Bible and Political Theory
Hebrew Bible, History, and Archaeology
Hebrew Scriptures and Cognate Literature
Hellenistic Judaism
Hellenistic Moral Philosophy and Early Christianity
Historical Jesus
Historiography and the Hebrew Bible
History and Literature of Early Rabbinic Judaism
History of Interpretation
Homiletics and Biblical Studies
Ideological Criticism
Israelite Prophetic Literature
Jesus Traditions, Gospels, and Negotiating the Roman Imperial World
Jewish Christianity / Christian Judaism
Johannine Literature
John's Apocalypse and Cultural Contexts Ancient and Modern
Latino/a and Latin American Biblical Interpretation
Latter-day Saints and the Bible
Letters of James, Peter, and Jude
LGBTI/Queer Hermeneutics
Linguistics and Biblical Hebrew
Meals in the Greco-Roman World
Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity
Nag Hammadi and Gnosticism
New Testament Textual Criticism
Orality, Textuality, and the Formation of the Hebrew Bible
Paleographical Studies in the Ancient Near East
Pauline Epistles
Performance Criticism of the Bible and Other Ancient Texts
Postcolonial Studies and Biblical Studies
Psychology and Biblical Studies
Qur'an and Biblical Literature
Reading, Theory, and the Bible
Recovering Female Interpreters of the Bible
Religions of Israel and Judah in Their West Asian Environment
Religious Experience in Antiquity
Rhetoric and Early Christianity
Ritual in the Biblical World
Sacrifice, Cult, and Atonement
Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity
Semiotics and Exegesis
Social History of Formative Christianity and Judaism
Social Sciences and the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures
Social Scientific Criticism of the New Testament
Space, Place, and Lived Experience in Antiquity
Synoptic Gospels
Teaching Biblical Studies in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context
Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible
The Bible in Ancient (and Modern) Media
Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures
Ugaritic Studies and Northwest Semitic Epigraphy
Use, Influence, and Impact of the Bible
Violence and Representations of Violence in Antiquity
Warfare in Ancient Israel
Wisdom and Apocalypticism
Wisdom in Israelite and Cognate Traditions
Women in the Biblical World
Z 2012 Test PU
Groups pursue long-range, collaborative research projects that require active participation. They are focused more broadly than Seminars, more narrowly than Sections.
Contextual Biblical Interpretation
Gender, Sexuality, and the Bible
Gospel of Mark
Ideology, Culture, and Translation
Literature and History of the Persian Period
Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds
Philo of Alexandria
Prophetic Texts and Their Ancient Contexts
Redescribing Christian Origins
Religious World of Late Antiquity
Romans through History and Cultures
Theological Interpretation of Scripture
Writing/Reading Jeremiah
Seminars are established around well-defined research topics or projects with specific publication plans. Seminars have limited membership but permit auditors. Papers are discussed, not read.
Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages
Asian and Asian-American Hermeneutics
Exile (Forced Migrations) in Biblical Literature
Extent of Theological Diversity in Earliest Christianity
John, Jesus, and History
Markan Literary Sources
Paul and Politics
Pauline Theology
Rhetoric of Religious Antiquity
Sabbath in Text and Tradition
Scripture and Paul
Second Corinthians: Pauline Theology in the Making
Transmission of Traditions in the Second Temple Period
Consultations are exploratory program units focused on new areas of interest. Volunteer proposals are occasionally welcome.
Bible and Film
Bible and Practical Theology
Book of Daniel
Covenant in the Persian Period
Cultic Personnel in the Biblical World
Development of Early Christian Theology
Economics in the Biblical World
Ethics, Love, and the Other in Early Christianity
Ethiopic Bible and Literature
Eusebius and the Construction of a Christian Culture
Intertextuality in the New Testament
Islands, Islanders, and Scriptures
Memory Perspectives on Early Christianity and Its Greco-Roman Context
Metaphor Theory and the Hebrew Bible
Minoritized Criticism and Biblical Interpretation
Polis and Ekklesia: Investigations of Urban Christianity
Poverty in the Biblical World
Religious Competition in Late Antiquity
Senses, Cultures, and Biblical Worlds
Slavery, Resistance, and Freedom
Speech and Talk in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Syriac Literature and Interpretations of Sacred Texts
Unity and Diversity in Early Jewish Monotheisms
zTest Program Unit
Workshops offer participants and attendees hands-on, practical experience. Paper proposals are occasionally welcome.
Manuscripts from Eastern Christian Traditions
Service-Learning and Biblical Studies
Textual Criticism of the Historical Books
Adventist Society for Religious Studies
African Association for the Study of Religions
Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars
Christian Theological Research Fellowship
Ethnic Chinese Biblical Colloquium
Evangelical Philosophical Society
GOCN Forum on Missional Hermeneutics
Institute for Biblical Research
Institute on Religion and Civic Values
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
International Syriac Language Project
Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
Karl Barth Society of North America
Korean Biblical Colloquium
Masoretic Studies
National Association of Professors of Hebrew
Nida Institute
North American Association for the Study of Religion
Novum Testamentum Graecum: Editio Critica Maior
Society for Ancient Mediterranean Religions
Society for Pentecostal Studies
Society of Christian Ethics
Søren Kierkegaard Society
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion

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