February 10, 2020 The 2020 AAR Annual Meeting Call for Proposals is open.
Proposals are submitted through PAPERS, the AAR’s Program Administration Proposal, Evaluation, Review, and Submission System.
The PAPERS System is open for submissions.
The deadline for submissions is Monday, March 2, 2020, at 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.
For help using PAPERS, view these instructions. If you have questions, please contact the Annual Meeting team.
November 27, 2019
The Center for Barth Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the fifth Karl Barth Graduate Student Colloquium to be held on August 19-21, 2020. This year’s theme is Barth and politics—broadly conceived as a constructive and critical engagement with Barth’s own politics, political theory, and political theology in conversation with contemporary conversations ...
August 19, 2019
Regional Group Meetings
The following regional AAR meetings are scheduled for calendar year 2020:
Princeton Theological SeminaryPrincton, NJ
Horizon Convention CenterMuncie, IN
St. Joseph’s CollegeAlberta, Canada
Rocky Mountain-Great Plains
Univeristy of ColoradoColorado Springs, CO
University of GeorgiaAthens, GA
February 28 – March 1
Marriott HotelDFW Airport NorthIrving, Texas
February 28 – March 1
University of St. ThomasSt. Paul, ...
February 11, 2020 The following might be of interest to those doing work in Christian ethics or philosophical theology:
Call for Abstracts
6th Annual Theistic Ethics Workshop
College of William and Mary
October 22-24, 2020
Lara Buchak (University of California, Berkeley)
Helen De Cruz (St. Louis University)
Christian Miller (Wake Forest University)
Derk Pereboom (Cornell University)
Samuel Fleischacker (U of Illinois, Chicago)
Goal: Contemporary philosophy of religion has ...
January 2, 2020 Chapters along the lines of the theme of Technology and Theology may be approached interdisciplinarily from the Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences and from the subdisciplines of computing science, biology, engineering, philosophy, theology, psychology, sociology, history, culture, art and ethics. There is a broad range of possible topics with some overlap. This list is neither ...
August 26, 2019 If you are interested in contributing, please review the entries in the Headwords document and the style guide, especially Section A, General Guidelines. If you want to participate, please send the entries you are interested in doing and your CV to email@example.com. The deadline is October 1, 2019. Please also share this information with other scholars you know who ...
January 21, 2020 TheoLogica: An International Journal for Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology
CALL FOR PAPERS: E. J. LOWE’S METAPHYSICS AND ANALYTIC THEOLOGY
Guest editors: Mihretu P. Guta (Biola University, Addis Ababa University, & Azusa Pacific University) and Eric LaRock (Oakland University & University of Michigan, Center for Consciousness Science)
Edward Jonathan Lowe was one of the most distinguished metaphysicians ...
February 17, 2020
No proper list of the greatest works of English literature in the twentieth century can exclude the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. His works are not only much-read and beloved, but also Hollywoodized (Peter Jackson), and have launched (or, perhaps, re-envisioned) an entire genre of fiction. As a result, they have made an indelible ...
September 23, 2019 Roundtable CFP
Annual Northeast Modern Language Association
51st Annual Convention
Boston MA, March 5th – 8th, 2020
Mariott Copley Place
Host Institution: Boston University
Jesuits in Science Fiction: From James Blish & Walter Miller Jr. to Today
Science Fiction, sometimes regarded as the “literature of ideas”, has always been deeply influenced by ideas from philosophy and theology. This influence is clearly seen in James ...
February 1, 2020 Call for abstracts: Evolution, original sin and the Fall
Time and location: June 22-23 2020, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri
Hans Madueme (Covenant College)
John Teehan (Hofstra University)
Can the concepts of original sin and the Fall be interpreted in the light of evolution, and if so, how? There is an ongoing discussion in philosophy and theology on the ...
October 21, 2019 CFP from Megan Gooley, Conference Chair, Fordham TGSA
I am writing on behalf of the Fordham Theology Graduate Student Association with a call for papers for our annual graduate conference. The conference theme is “Vengeance is Mine”: Christianity, Violence, and Peace and will feature Dr. George Demacopoulos as the keynote speaker. We would very much appreciate it if ...
October 24, 2019 This might be of interest for those who are work on the topic of “theology of place” and especially those who are interested in the theology of Wendell Berry.
In his novels, poetry, and essays, the American Agrarian writer, philosopher, and farmer Wendell Berry frequently speaks of the need to be ‘placed’, to inhabit a particular ...
August 30, 2019
Since the 1980’s, there has been a rich tradition of annual international Karl-Barth-Tagungen (Karl Barth Conferences) in the Netherlands. At these conferences, people interested in Karl Barth’s theology from all over the world, but mainly from the Netherlands and Germany, have met and discussed dialectical theology: renowned scholars, students, and pastors alike.
Until recently, the main ...
November 18, 2019 In ritual, histories are made present, identity is conferred, community is constituted. Rituals mark life—births, deaths, and milestones in between. They connect some to the gods, send others to the Pure Land, and cast out devils and demons. Ritual remains one of the more enigmatic categories in the study of religion. Choices abound in defining, ...
January 18, 2020 Evangelical Theological Society
Far West Regional Meeting
April 3, 2020
Colorado Christian University
Conference Theme: Underrepresented Voices in Theological Education
Conference Speakers: Dr. Lynn Cohick, Denver Seminary; Dr. Michael Ortiz, Dallas
Theological Seminary; and Dr. Walter Strickland, Southeastern Baptist Theological
We encourage papers on the conference theme to be submitted for consideration for
presentation at the meeting. Submission of papers on other topics ...
August 16, 2019
The Church Society is delighted to announce this new essay competition in honour of Gerald Bray. Professor Bray is a world-leading evangelical Anglican theologian and church historian who has faithfully served as Editor of Churchman for 35 years. The prize is designed to encourage new evangelical authors. The winner will receive £300 and the winning essay ...
December 6, 2019 From Philip Fisk:
It is with great pleasure that we hereby send you the Call for Papers for the Global Jonathan Edwards Congress 2020 from Monday 24 August to Friday 28 August, 2020. This congress will be organized by the Jonathan Edwards Center Benelux, headquartered at the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven, in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, affiliated ...
October 17, 2019
GOD, TIME AND CHANGE
Call for Papers
23rd Conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion
God, Time and Change
University of Leeds, UK: 3–5 September 2020
This conference investigates the impact of time and change, as two facets of human experience and cognition, on conceptions of God, the divine and ultimate reality. While being a rich source for ...
November 15, 2019 Annual Princeton Theological Seminary Graduate Student Conference
March 27-28, Princeton, NJ
Call for Papers
Christianity and the Social
The planning committee for the annual PTS-GSC invites creative submissions which examine Christian reflection on social life, broadly conceived. Central Christian ideals involve ideas about social life—horizontally between humans, other creatures, and the earth, and vertically between humans, divine beings, and ...
January 25, 2020 Thanks to funding from the American Philosophical Association’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Fund, the editors of the Journal of Analytic Theology are pleased to announce a prize competition for the best paper in feminist analytic theology. We understand feminist analytic theology in a broad sense to also include intersectional perspectives.
Every eligible submission will be considered for the prize of US$500, ...
February 12, 2020 Sacramental Life: A Journal Dedicated to Emerging and Historical Practices of Christian Communities
Sacramental Life is seeking submissions for upcoming issues. Founded in 1988, Sacramental Life is one of two journals published by the Order of Saint Luke (OSL Publications). Distribution is to a number of university and seminary libraries in the United States as well ...
November 12, 2019 Christianity relates to the Bible. Yet here the questions begin: How have the Scriptures been received theologically through the centuries? How can biblical studies and systematic theology interact in fruitful ways and be fruitful for the Christian faith in the context of the 21st century? What is the theological status of the Bible?
These are some of ...
November 11, 2019 TheoLogica
An International Journal for Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology
CALL FOR PAPERS
IN TIME AND SPACE
R.T. Mullins (University of St Andrews)
David Anzalone (University of Lucerne)
Ben Page (Durham University)
In 1969, T.F. Torrance published Space, Time, and Incarnation. This brought together recent work in philosophy and science on the nature of space and time in order to ...
November 6, 2019 Call for Papers: Theology and Spider-Man
Volume Editor: George Tsakiridis, PhD
Abstract and CV Due: November 30, 2019
Final Paper Due: May 1, 2020
He’s the classic superhero of the Marvel age: Spider-Man. Marvel comics wouldn’t be the titan of content it is without him. He’s been portrayed in multiple comic books, television series, and movies. His marketing is ubiquitous. ...
December 3, 2019 From Daniel Hill (Liverpool)
Dear Friends of Tyndale,
Next year’s Tyndale Conference is expected to be somewhat different from those of the last three years. We are due to meet together with all the other study groups (Old Testament, New Testament, Christian Doctrine, Systematic Theology, and Biblical Archaeology) at The High Leigh Conference Centre in Hertfordshire (https://www.cct.org.uk/high-leigh/high-leigh-conference-centre) ...
September 25, 2019
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference organized by The World Christianity & History of Religions Program (Department of History & Ecumenics)
Recent decades mark a significant watershed in the study of world Christianity as an emerging field, its development into an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary endeavor in particular. Reflection on the complexity of Christianity as a pluricultural, global phenomenon ...
August 26, 2019
The Catholic Theological Society of America’s 75th annual convention’s call for papers ends on 9/1/19, with the exception of Selected Sessions. Selected Sessions proposals are accepted until October 1.
Details at the CTSA blog.
December 16, 2019
March 20-21, 2020
Call For Papers
The sixth annual Duke Graduate Conference in Theology is pleased to invite proposals that engage the intersections of liberation, reconciliation, and Latin America. Proposals that engage these themes from a wide variety of disciplinary perspectives are welcomed including (but not limited to): systematic theology, liturgical studies, ethics, historical theology, world Christianity, ...
January 7, 2020
21-25 September 2020 | Rome, Italy
Theme of the 11th Congress: Vetera novis augere. The resources of the Thomist tradition in the current context.
The general scientific objective of the XIth International Thomistic Congress is to consider new perspectives in the study of Saint Thomas (interests, methods and results) in order to highlight the resources of the ...
August 21, 2019
Originally posted on Feb, 5, 2019
Call for Papers HEAT2020
Keynote speakers: Oliver Crisp, St. Andrews and Kate Kirkpatrick, King’s College London
In addition to the keynotes, the workshop will have approximately six slots for substantial papers and one or two sessions for shorter student papers. The papers should include discussion concerning any topic related to the locus ...
August 17, 2019 From AAR:
The XXII Quinquennial World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR), hosted by the New Zealand Association for the Study of Religions, will take place August 23-29, 2020, at the University of Otago, in Dunedin, New Zealand. AAR members, who are also members of the IAHR, are encouraged to submit and attend.
October 17, 2019
The 2020 Annual Meeting of the North American Patristics Society will occur on 21-23 May 2020 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. The Paper Proposal Submission website is now open. It can be accessed here.
See the full CFP for details about student participation, and a new feature this year: A Lightning Talk Session, which ...
August 26, 2019 Thanks to funding from the American Philosophical Association’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Fund, the editors of the Journal of Analytic Theology are pleased to announce a prize competition for the best paper in analytic theology of an underrepresented religious or theological tradition.
With “underrepresented” we mean a paper outside of traditional forms of orthodox Christianity. In particular, we are ...
August 16, 2019
Graduate students working on political theology might find the following opportunity helpful. If interested please email Inese Radzins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Dear Friends of the Political Theology Network,
As you may have heard, the Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a very generous grant to help launch and develop the Political Theology Network. The grant includes a project ...
February 19, 2020
Click here for this CFP: Call for Papers: Theology and H.P. Lovecraft(For more on the larger “Theology & Popular Culture” series by Lexington Books / Fortress Academic, click here.)
Cosmic horror writer H.P. Lovecraft is the paragon of atheistic nihilism in fiction. For many, Lovecraft is diametrically opposed to everything most fundamental to Christianity, and the only ...
February 21, 2020
The “New Visions in Theological Anthropology” project at the University of St. Andrews has announced a call for course proposals in Science and Theology.
Deadline 29 February.
The project seeks to encourage research and teaching on science and theology/religion. We encourage the development of new courses which use empirical research in some aspect of theology/religion. While we are especially drawn ...
December 21, 2019 There are two upcoming regional SCP conferences.
The 2020 Eastern meeting of the SCP will take place at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida from January 23-25. The theme of the conference is “Philosophy and the Public Sphere,” and the website includes all details of the conference, including a full program. Please direct all questions and kudos ...