CFP Medieval Academy 2020: Abrahamic Mediterranean retellings of Bible (may 15)

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    David A. Wacks

    2020 Medieval Academy, University of California at Berkeley (March 26-28) Call for Abstracts: Session of papers Muslim, Jewish, and Christian Retellings of the Old Testament in the Medieval Mediterranean The Hebrew Bible or Old Testament is a sacred text for both Judaism and Christianity, and Islam reveres biblical figures such as Abraham and Moses as prophets. All three religions developed traditions regarding these and other biblical figures in exegesis, translations, and retellings staged in other genres. This session will explore the ways in which these retellings influenced and were influenced by each other in light of the specific historical conditions that produced them. Send 250-word abstracts for 15-minute papers to David Wacks by May 15, 2019.

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