Conferences

  • 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 ...