Workshop Explores Theology; Sessions Offer Eclectic Options
Byline: Julia Duin, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Theology is the drawing card for 10,000 academics who will gather this week at the Washington Convention Center. A double conference of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) will bring 2,800 speakers for 600 sessions beginning Friday morning and ending Nov. 21.
Workshops range from the academic to the arcane, such as one Saturday morning session, presided over by Florida State University professor John Corrigan, on "The Washington D.C. Mall: Living Civil Religion or Museum Artifact?" Other workshops explore subjects such as "Non-Traditional Histories of Black Islam," "Catholicism …
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