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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
January 7, 2020
The Thomistic Institute Angelicum hosts a two-day conference.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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)
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, ...
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 ...
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.
August 17, 2019
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 ...