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Editor-in-Chief
Colleen Conway, Seton Hall University, South Orange, USA

Reading List Editor
Maia Kotrosits, University of Toronto, Canada

Editorial Board
David M. Carr, Union Theological Seminary, New York, USA
Ronald Charles, University of Toronto, Canada
Sarah Emanuel, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA
Wil Gafney, Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, USA
Susanne Gillmayr-Bucher, Catholic Private University of Linz, Austria
Rhiannon Graybill, University of Richmond, USA
Jennifer Koosed, Albright College, Reading, USA
Francis Landy, University of Alberta, Canada
Davina C. Lopez, Eckerd College, St Petersburg, USA
Joseph Marchal, Ball State University, Muncie, USA
Candida Moss, University of Birmingham, UK
Roger Nam, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
Wongi Park, Belmont University, Nashville, USA
Erin Runions, Pomona College, Claremont, USA
Chontel Syfox, University of Wisconsin, USA
Charlene Van Der Walt, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Gerald O. West, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Founding Editor
D.E. Orton, Leiden, Netherlands
CALL FOR PAPERS

Biblical Interpretation: A Journal of Contemporary Approaches

Editor-in-Chief: Colleen Conway, Seton Hall University, South Orange, USA

Over the past three decades, Biblical Interpretation has provided a professional forum for pushing the disciplinary boundaries of biblical studies: not only in terms of what biblical texts mean, but also what questions to ask of biblical texts, as well as what resources to use in reading biblical literature. Likewise, the journal conceives of "biblical literature" expansively to include ancient literature adjacent to or affiliated with the biblical canon. The journal has thus the distinction of serving as a site for theoretical reflection and methodological experimentation.

Biblical Interpretation welcomes original papers that focus on any aspects of critical biblical scholarship as a part of the humanities or social sciences within a complex global context. Recent articles have explored queer temporalities, disabilities studies, masculinities studies, animal studies, and trauma theory to list a few examples of such theoretical and methodical boundary-pushing. We are particularly interested in, but not limited to, papers that:
• focus on emergent interdisciplinary themes and analytical trends
• develop and exercise current interpretive trajectories
• appraise methodological foci and resources


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READING LIST

Biblical Interpretation encourages biblical scholars to be increasingly conversant with disciplines across the humanities. The journal’s Reading List invites brief encapsulations (250-400 words) of books published in the humanities within the last three years that describe 1) how the book might advance conversations in the field and 2) what is distinctive about the title and its method and/or objects of analysis. Contact editor to propose a title for review.

To propose a title for reviewing, please contact the Reading List editor, Maia Kotrosits, at maiakotrosits@gmail.com.
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"These contributions constitute an impressive year's output by this very fine new journal and amply fulfill its claim to be 'A Journal of Contemporary Approaches'." - R.P. Carroll, Society for Old Testament Study
"I think Biblical Interpretation has now fully established itself as the outstanding journal creation of the 1990s in Biblical Studies. Well done, Brill and Exum." - R.P. Carroll, JSOT

Biblical Interpretation

A Journal of Contemporary Approaches

Biblical Interpretation publishes articles on various aspects of critical biblical scholarship as a part of the humanities or social sciences within a complex global context. The journal provides a medium for the development and exercise of a range of current interpretive trajectories, as well as deliberation and appraisal of methodological foci and resources. Alongside individual essays on various subjects submitted by authors, the journal welcomes proposals for special issues that focus on emergent interdisciplinary themes and analytical trends.

Over the past two decades, Biblical Interpretation has provided a professional forum for pushing the disciplinary boundaries of biblical studies: not only in terms of what biblical texts mean, but also what questions to ask of biblical texts, as well as what resources to use in reading biblical literature. Likewise, the journal conceives of "biblical literature" expansively to include ancient literature adjacent to or affiliated with the biblical canon. The journal has thus the distinction of serving as a site for theoretical reflection and methodological experimentation. For example, recent articles have explored queer temporalities, disabilities studies, masculinities studies, animal studies, and trauma theory to list a few examples of such theoretical and methodical boundary-pushing.
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