Conferences

  • CFP: Christ Among the Disciplines

    August 7, 2020
    Call for papers from the “Christ Among the Disciplines” Conference After a few short days, we have gathered together a star-studded lineup of scholars who will be speaking at the conference. That being said, a few panels still need to be finalized, and we are thus opening up a “Call for Papers.”As such, anyone who is ...
  • The Global Jonathan Edwards Postponed to 2021

    July 22, 2020
    Due to the (possible) travel restrictions and worldwide measures surrounding the COVID-19 during summer 2020, the Global Jonathan Edwards Congress is rescheduled to take place 23-27 August 2021. For more information see: https://www.jedcon.be/
  • Bavinck Centenary Conference – July 5-6, 2021 – Brisbane School of Theology.

    July 16, 2020
    To mark the centenary of the death of Dutch theologian and statesman, Herman Bavinck (1854-1921), Brisbane School of Theology will be convening a two-day conference. Five plenary sessions will examine the contours of Bavinck’s theology, two roundtables will consider Bavinck’s relevance for contemporary Christianity, and short papers will address various aspects of Bavinck’s life, thought, ...
  • ETS 2020 Annual in Person Meeting Cancelled – Virtual Meeting Scheduled.

    July 15, 2020
    From the ETSJets.org Website: “Due to COVID–19 restrictions concerning large public gatherings, the ETS Annual Meeting scheduled for November 17-19 in Providence, R.I., will not be held in person. We regret that we will not be able to meet in person but are pleased that we will be able to hold the full 2020 Annual ...
  • 2020 AAR in Person Annual Meeting Cancelled – Online Meeting to Be Held Instead.

    July 15, 2020
    From the AAR website: “In the interest of the health, safety, and well-being of our members, in light of the challenges brought about by the COVID19 pandemic, and in order to uphold our organizational mission, provide opportunities for, and meet our obligations to, our members, the AAR Board of Directors has cancelled the in-person Annual ...
  • 2020 Missiology Lectures at Fuller Seminary – Migration, Transnationalism, and Faith in Missiological Perspective: Los Angeles as a Global Crossroads

    June 27, 2020
    MISSIOLOGY LECTURES 2020 Los Angeles has long been a global crossroad of communities migrating in and out. The Missiology Lectures 2020 will explore this case study of migration, transnationalism, and interfaith engagement through keynote presentations, breakout conversations, and panel discussions over five days. Event registrants will have access to curated content that will be released each morning, ...
  • CFP: Society for the Study of Christian Ethics 2020 Conference

    June 21, 2020
    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SSCE Committee has decided that the ‘Bible and Christian Ethics’ conference due to take place in September 2020 will be postponed until 8-10 September, 2022. It is intended that the 2021 Conference will run as planned. Please see the 2021 Conference page and 2022 Conference page for more information on these future events. In lieu of the postponed full conference, we are pleased ...
  • Torrance Workshop-Retreat, July 31 – August 2, 2020 (Online via Zoom)

    April 15, 2020
    Location: Global; held online via zoom.  Date: July 31-August 2, 2020Sponsor: The Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship. Organizers: Brent Purkaple, Geordie Ziegler, Daniel Cameron, Kerry Magruder.Contact: workshop-retreat@tftorrance.org Register as a participant: Use the EventBrite link. Cost: Free (A free Zoom account is required). Apply to give a presentation: Send an email to workshop-retreat@tftorrance.org giving a title, research question, chief concepts, and likely sources. Indicate your institutional affiliation and explain the ...
  • Southeastern Symposium – April 16 & 17

    April 14, 2020
    From the Southeastern Symposium: The Southeastern Symposium is an online event showcasing scholarly work by the SEBTS faculty, alumni, and students. We are proud to be able to bring you a virtual event that represents several different areas of study. The event will take place on April 16-17. A formal schedule of plenaries and seminars will be ...
  • CFP: Christian Theology in the Midst of COVID-19 – Society for the Study of Theology

    April 8, 2020
    Christian Theology in the Midst of COVID-19 Online conference: Wednesday 17th June, 12:00-18:00 British Summer Time Invitation and call for papers It is planned that the conference will take place online on Wednesday 17th June from 12:00 to 18:00 British Summer time. Details of the online platform to be used will be confirmed later. This online conference is an attempt to stimulate some ...
  • Regional Conference Cancellations

    March 12, 2020
    Due to travel restrictions and public health concerns the following regional conferences have been cancelled. ETS Northwest Regional ETS Southwest Regional ETS Midwest Regional ETS Southeast Regional All Remaining AAR Regional Meetings
  • Christian Philosophy: Its Past, Present, and Future

    March 3, 2020
    From SCP: September 22–24, 2020 Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, Poland We are happy to invite you to the conference organized by Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow. We hope that you may find it inspiring. Please see the Call For Papers below: The conference is addressed to the representatives of Christian Philosophy, and researchers who are inspired by it. Two thousand years ago, when ...
  • CFP: London School of Theology Research Conference 2020

    February 27, 2020
    From LST: We are delighted to announce that Dr Andrew M. Steane, co-author of the book It Keeps Me Seeking, will be the Guest Speaker at the 2020 LST Research Conference. Dr Steane is a Professor of Physics (Atomic and Laser) at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Exeter College. His research is focused on the nature ...
  • Call for Abstracts: 6th Annual Theistic Ethics Workshop

    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 Confirmed Speakers: 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 ...
  • 2020 AAR Annual Meeting Call for Proposals is Open

    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.  
  • CFP: “Evolution, Original Sin and the Fall” Conference at Saint Louis University

    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 Plenary speakers: 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 ...
  • CFP: ETS Far West Regional Meeting – Underrepresented Voices in Theological Education

    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 Seminary We encourage papers on the conference theme to be submitted for consideration for presentation at the meeting. Submission of papers on other topics ...
  • Logos 2020 – Narrative, Personhood, and the Self – May 28-30, 2020 at the University of Notre Dame

    January 18, 2020
    Issues concerning “the self”—its nature, our knowledge of it, mechanisms for transforming it, and much else besides—are historically central and currently active areas of research in philosophy, theology, and psychology.  An increasingly important idea in all three disciplines is the view that narrative is somehow essential to the self and intimately connected with key aspects ...
  • Eleventh International Thomistic Congress

    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 ...
  • Christology and Metaphysics: Thomism in Conversation

    January 7, 2020
    Thursday April 2, 2020. A colloquium on Christology & Metaphyics, co-hosted by the School of Divinity and the Thomistic Institute (Angelicum, Rome) Emmanuel Durand, OP (Thomistic Institute)“Should the Cross be the Revelation of the Trinity?” Simon Oliver (Durham)“’All things came into being through him’: Christological Metaphysics and the Doctrine of Creation” Christoph Schwöbel (St Andrews)“Taking the Form of a ...
  • The Trinity and the Kenosis of Christ

    January 7, 2020
    The Thomistic Institute Angelicum hosts a two-day conference. Schedule Friday, 21 February 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM: Gilles Emery, OP     Christ’s Kenosis: Biblical Exegesis, Christology, Metaphysics, and Trinitarian Theology in Saint Thomas Aquinas 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM: Lunch Break  2:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Christoph Schwöbel     “Taking the Form of a Servant” – Kenosis and Divine ...
  • Upcoming “Society of Christian Philosophers” Conferences and Extended CFP

    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 ...
  • Duke University Graduate Conference in Theology

    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, ...
  • Thomas Aquinas and Christology

    December 16, 2019
    Conference Website here. Ave Maria University, the Aquinas Center, and the Thomistic Institute FEBRUARY 6-8, 2020 This conference considers a wide range of scriptural, historical, and systematic attempts at answering Jesus’ question and engages in the thinking of Thomas Aquinas on it. His teaching on Christ reflects a master of the sacred page who attended adroitly to the ...
  • CFP: Global Jonathan Edwards Congress 2020

    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 ...
  • Tyndale Fellowship Conference 2020: “Doing Theology in a World on the Move – Migration, Borders and Citizenship”

    December 3, 2019
    Tyndale Fellowship Conference 2020 Doing Theology in a World on the Move – Migration, Borders and Citizenship Monday 29 June – Wednesday 1 July 2020 High Leigh Conference Centre, Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Herts EN11 8SG   Tyndale Fellowship offers an opportunity to engage with the best of evangelical scholarship, and to meet other researchers from around the world. In the new self, ...
  • 2020 Barth Graduate Student Colloquium

    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 ...
  • CFP: Engaging Particularities – Graduate Student Conference on Comparative Theology and Interreligious Dialogue at Boston College

    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, ...
  • CFP: Princeton Theological Seminary Graduate Student Conference 2020 -Christianity and the Social

    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 ...
  • AAR Places QR Codes on Name Badges but Reverses Their Decision

    November 10, 2019
    An email sent to AAR meeting attendees Dear 2019 Annual Meeting Attendee, This year, AAR and SBL decided to try a one-year pilot program of placing QR codes on attendee name badges, as a number of other associations do. The pilot was implemented with the sole aim of promoting fair use of name badges, and not for ...
  • 3rd Annual “Logia” Women Scholars’ Luncheon

    November 6, 2019
    Logia and the LA Theology Conference are hosting their third Women Scholars’ luncheon at Biola University on Thursday, January 16th, 12:45-2:00. This is a time for women in theology and related disciplines to come together over a meal for conversation, networking, and support. Theologians, Dr. Lucy Peppiatt and Dr. Esther Acolatse, will offer a brief word ...
  • Aberdeen: Towards the Future of Protestant Theology

    November 2, 2019
    4th–6th June 2020, University of Aberdeen From the conference website: Following in the wake of the recent celebrations of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, this conference seeks to facilitate conversation concerning possible directions, opportunities, and challenges for theologies belonging to the Protestant confessions. Bringing together scholars from a range of traditions and contexts, it looks to explore core ...
  • Fuller Seminary 2019 Missiology Lectures: Becoming Digital Neighbors

    October 29, 2019
    MISSIOLOGY LECTURES 2019 How does technology enable or constrain me in loving my (digital) neighbor? The 2019 Missiology Lectures will look at how emerging technologies shape human interaction and, more specifically, inform cross-cultural or interreligious encounters. Join us for a gathering of leading scholars of technology as it relates to theology, religion, and formation, to explore the ways ...
  • CFP: 2020 Convivium Conference ‘Inhabiting Memories & Landscapes’: a cross-disciplinary engagement with Wendell Berry

    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 ...
  • CFP: “Vengeance is Mine” – Christianity, Violence, and Peace

    October 21, 2019
    CFP from Megan Gooley, Conference Chair, Fordham TGSA Greetings, 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 ...
  • CFP: GOD, TIME AND CHANGE

    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 ...
  • Mid-Atlantic Region AAR & SBL – 2020 Conference

    October 11, 2019
    Greetings from the Mid-Atlantic Region AAR & SBL! We are looking forward to another excellent regional conference set to take place on March 9–10, 2020, at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. This year’s conference theme is God, Flourishing, and Brokenness. We hope you will consider joining us by visiting our registration page.This year our region is ...
  • Analytic Theology at AAR 2019

    October 4, 2019
    The 2019 national annual conference of the Evangelical Philosophical Society will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, from November 20–22 (Wednesday-Friday). After the EPS annual meeting, there will be several sessions at AAR which might be of interest to theologians, especially those who are interested in Analytic Theology. Sessions will be held ...
  • Nazarene Theological College: Theology & Disability Conference

    October 3, 2019
    Jan 31 in Manchester. Conference info here; Registration here. Come join us as we gather together church leaders, theologians, and lay people to discuss the ways that disability opens up new patterns for Christian thought and practice. NTC is collaborating with the University of Manchester to host Professor Brian Brock from the University of Aberdeen, one of ...
  • CFP: World Christianity Conference – March 11–14, 2020

    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 ...
  • CFP: Barth’s theological exegesis – 38th International Barth Conference in The Netherlands

    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 ...
  • 2020 Philosophy of Religion Conference

    August 21, 2019
    Autonomy, Diversity and the Common Good The theme of the 41st Claremont Annual Philosophy of Religion Conference will be Autonomy, Diversity and the Common Good. The conference will be held at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California, on February 6-8, 2020. Main Conference Participants: Richard Amesbury (Arizona State University) Clare Carlisle (King’s College London) Jörg Dierken (Halle) Nils Ole Oermann (Lüneburg/St. Gallen) Joseph Prabhu (Cal State LA) Michael Puett (Harvard) Francis ...
  • AAR Regional Group meetings & CFP’s

    August 19, 2019
    Regional Group Meetings The following regional AAR meetings are scheduled for calendar year 2020: Region Location Dates OnlineRegistration Call forPapers Eastern International         Mid-Atlantic Princeton Theological SeminaryPrincton, NJ March 9-10     Midwest Horizon Convention CenterMuncie, IN March 27-28     New England-Maritimes         Pacific Northwest St. Joseph’s CollegeAlberta, Canada May 15-17   Call Rocky Mountain-Great Plains Univeristy of ColoradoColorado Springs, CO March 27-28     Southeast University of GeorgiaAthens, GA February 28 – March 1   Call Southwest Marriott HotelDFW Airport NorthIrving, Texas February 28 – March 1   Call Upper Midwest University of St. ThomasSt. Paul, ...
  • Conference: Free Will and Divine Action

    August 17, 2019
    From Daniel Hill (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Liverpool): Academic conference *Free Will and Miracles* While at our 2017 conference  we investigated claims that miracles or human free actions are impossible or incompatible with the laws of nature, this conference will investigate the nature of human free actions and of divine actions. In which respects would ...
  • IAHR 2020 Congress Open for Submissions and Registrations

    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. Details ...
  • 2019 Theology Conference: A Christian Vision of Technology

    August 17, 2019
    https://vimeo.com/353446421 October 14–16 | Chicago, IL Our fifth annual theology conference, Techne: A Christian Vision of Technology, is two months away. Connect with other pastors, theologians, and ministry practitioners in Chicago as we seek to cast a Christian vision for technology and human identity in today’s complex world. Space is limited. Register today to ...