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CFP: The Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective - ISBL Conference 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Shannon K. Larson
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The Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective unit of the Society for Biblical Literature (SBL) welcomes proposals for both individual papers and pre-arranged panels at the international meeting in Seoul, South Korea, July 3-7, 2016.

Proposals for pre-arranged panels should be emailed to the program unit chairs by February 3, 2016. 

Individual papers must be submitted through the online system.

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • The Quran and Islamic tradition in the wider context of the history of the Western monotheisms
  • Islam’s profound historical relationships with Judaism, Christianity, and the biblical heritage and 
  • Comparative inquiry and intercommunal dialogue more generally

If you have any inquiries, please contact the program Unit Chairs:

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit:

  • If you are a SBL member, you must login before you can propose a paper for this or any other session. Please login by entering your SBL member number on the left in the Login box. 
  • If you are a member of the Society of Asian Biblical Studies (SABS), Korea Old Testament Society (KOTS), or Korea New Testament Society (KNTS), but not of SBL, please click here to propose a paper.
  • For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

Refer to the SBL requirements for participation here:


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