CFP: King James Bible Conference (6/1/10; 7/7-9/10)

by Jessica C. Murphy

The Bible in the Seventeenth Century:

The Authorised Version Quatercentenary 1611-2011

*** Call for papers deadline: June 1st 2010 ***
7th – 9th July 2011 Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies:
University of York

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Contact: Dr Kevin Killeen –

This conference, timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the 1611
King James Bible, will look at the reception of the Bible in the early
modern era. It will bring together an impressive range of scholars from a
variety of disciplines, to assess the significance of the scriptures to
cultural, political, theological and philosophical history throughout the
long seventeenth century. Papers are invited on any aspect of the reception
and use of the Bible in the early modern era and might include: political,
cultural or literary uses of the Bible; the history of reading and the
early modern scriptures; the reception of biblical figures; the role of
individual biblical books; translation and biblical scholarship in the era;
theology and the Bible; Old Testament / New Testament reception; the Bible
and other religions; women and the bible; anti-Catholicism and the Bible;
the Radical Bible; the Bible and class.

Speakers Include: Sharon Achinstein, Hugh Adlington, David Appleby, Gordon
Campbell, Elizabeth Clark, Karen Edwards, Lori Anne Ferrell, Christopher
Haigh, Paul Hammond, Hannibal Hammlin, Tom Healy, Mark Knights, Peter Lake,
Barbara Lewalski, Erica Longfellow, Judth Maltby, Scott Mandelbrote, Peter
Marshall, Peter McCullough, Nick McDowell, David Norton, Roger Pooley, Joad
Raymond, Anne Prescott, Jane Shaw, Jonathan Sheehan, Alison Shell, Yvonne
Sherwood, Deborah Shuger, Nigel Smith, Peter Stallybrass, Alex Walsham,
Helen Wilcox, Susan Wiseman, Blair Worden, Stephen Zwicker

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