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The Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars is an international association of biblical scholars who are affiliated with the churches of the Anglican Communion, including the Episcopal Church in the U.S., the Anglican Church of Canada, and the Church of England. Its purpose is to support biblical scholarship at all levels in the Anglican Communion. The AABS is dedicated to fostering greater involvement of biblical scholars in the life of Anglican churches, and to promoting the development of resources for biblical studies in Anglican theological education.



The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars will be held on Friday, November 18.

All parts of the AABS meeting will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church (, 315 E. Pecan St., San Antonio, TX 78205, a pleasant 12-minute walk from the Convention Center. All are welcome—for any portion/s of the afternoon/evening. Advance reservations are required for the catered dinner: please contact the treasurer, Rev. Frank Hughes. Contact us in the meantime if you have questions.

3:00pm – Executive Committee Meeting

Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding

4:00pm – Gathering and Greeting

Frank Hughes, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Minden, Louisiana, Presiding

5:00pm – General Business Meeting

Jane Patterson, Seminary of the Southwest, Presiding

6:00pm – Holy Eucharist

7:00pm – Dinner (catered; for required reservations see below)

7:45pm – The Anglican Bible: A Reception History (see abstract)

Donn Morgan, Professor of Old Testament Emeritus, Church Divinity School of the Pacific

Jonathan Soyars, University of Chicago, Presiding

The cost of the dinner is $60, which includes subsidizing students and those with special financial needs, who should contact the treasurer (below) for further information. This amount is payable by check made out to the AABS; send to The Rev. Frank Hughes, 103 Chandler St., Minden LA 71055-2513, USA. He may be contacted by phone or text at +1 (318) 299-0079 or for further details. One may also pay by means of the PayPal button below.




We warmly invite those who are able to come to do so, even if you haven’t participated in AABS. Please come to as much of the program as you wish, join us for the Eucharist, make a dinner reservation, and share in the evening events. For more information, questions, or suggestions, please contact the president of the association, The Rev. Henrietta Wiley, For information about the meeting, contact