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

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 appreciateContinue reading “CFP: “Vengeance is Mine”: Christianity, Violence, and Peace”

Communion and Otherness

In Communion and Otherness, John Zizioulas expands and elaborates upon ideas that were presented in Being and Communion. What sets this book from the earlier book is that instead of focusing on how communion is related to being he focuses on how otherness is related to being – what ties together communion and otherness isContinue reading “Communion and Otherness”

Being and Communion

When Being as Communion came out (especially in English) generated much discussion regarding the doctrine of the Trinity and the doctrine’s relationship to ecclesiology. Although many Trinitarian theologians would say that the divide between Eastern and Western Trinitarian theologies has been overplayed, Zizioulas emphasis on the uniqueness of Orthodox Trinitarian theology leads to many constructive claims. TheseContinue reading “Being and Communion”

CFP: GOD, TIME AND CHANGE

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.Continue reading “CFP: GOD, TIME AND CHANGE”

AAR Mid-Atlantic Registration – 2020

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 regionContinue reading “AAR Mid-Atlantic Registration – 2020”

Persons – What Philosophers Say About You

Warren Bourgeois attempts to tackle a set of perennial questions in Persons: What Philosophers Say About You. These questions include, “What are persons?” “What makes this person now identical to that person in the past?” and “What marks the beginning and end of a person.” Bouorgeois’s questions are, in part, motivated by events that areContinue reading “Persons – What Philosophers Say About You”

The Call to Personhood

In The Call to Personhood Alistair McFadyen expresses concern about two unsatisfactory conceptions of individuality and personality, these two conceptions are Individualism and Collectivism. Individualism attempts to maintain personal freedom and autonomy and Collectivism tries to take social relations and institutions seriously. However, when each of these two conceptions of personality get pressed too farContinue reading “The Call to Personhood”

I and Thou

Martin Buber’s I and Thou begins with the claim that “to man the world is twofold.” Human beings exist and interact with the world in two different ways. These ways are the “I-Thou” relation and the “I-It” relation. The first kind of relation, he says can only be spoken with the whole being, the secondContinue reading “I and Thou”

7 Theories of Human Nature

 Seven Theories of Human Nature is a general introduction to philosophical anthropology. Written by Leslie Stevenson, who was a Reader in Logic and Metaphysics at the University of St. Andrews, this book focuses not only on major theories of what it is to be a human being but it also makes suggestions for how toContinue reading “7 Theories of Human Nature”

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

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, theContinue reading “CFP: Barth’s theological exegesis 38th International Barth Conference in The Netherlands”