Ecclesia and Ethics IV

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Ecclesia and Ethics IV

Theological Interpretation for Moral Formation:

A Global Hybrid Conference

 

This conference will be based at Trinity College Queensland in Brisbane, Australia on the evening of Thursday August 1st from 7-9pm and on Friday August 2nd from 9-4pm (which is Thursday August 1st afternoon/evening in the States) and hosted online. Ecclesia and Ethics is an international biblical studies and theology conference bringing scholars and practitioners into a global conversation.

The conference is a hybrid conference, though many papers will be given from the Brisbane location at Trinity College Queensland. Presenters and attendees will be able to participate by delivering papers and conducting Q+A through webinar software from anywhere in the world, live, in real-time. All that is required of participants is a reliable internet connection and a mic/webcam, available stock on most laptops, phones, and tablets.

The hosts of this conference welcome paper proposals from Christian scholars working in the disciplines of biblical studies, church history, theology, philosophy, or ethics. Paper proposals can focus on any of these approaches as they contribute to the exercise of Theological Interpretation for Moral Formation. Subjects include but are not limited to the following:

 

  • The formative/transformative reality of Scripture and theology
  • Historical analyses of exegetical texts that considers the theme of moral formation through theological engagement in a biblical text in the interpretation of an exegete from the patristic, medieval, or Reformation period.
  • New interpretations of biblical texts that result in or focus on the concept of moral formation or ethics
  • Canonical approaches to biblical/theological themes across biblical books that focus on moral transformation

 

Papers should be between 30-40 min with a 10 minute Q & A session following. Scholars who wish to present papers are requested to send a 300 word abstract to Ryan.Brandt@gcu.edu no later than January 15, 2019. All contributions should be original work, and standout papers will be selected for publication through an academic press TBD.

 

The conference is sponsored by Trinity College Queensland, Logos Bible Software, and by a generous grant from the Australian Research Theology Foundation Inc.

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