13-14 July, 2018 // sydney
THEOLOGY CONNECT CONFERENCE
sin and grace in christian theology
On the heels of the Protestant Reformation’s 500th anniversary, papers for our 2018 conference will be invited to explore the relationship of ‘Sin and Grace in Christian Theology.’ Papers are welcome in the fields of systematic theology, historical theology and biblical studies. Papers from graduate students, established teachers and professional scholars are invited.
We will accept paper proposals until January 31, 2018. That way, those accepted can still be notified before the Early Bird discount option expires. For each paper, we will need:
Download a poster for the call for papers Here:
Prof. KELLY M. KAPIC
Professor of Theological Studies
Kelly M. Kapic (PhD, King’s College London) has held the role of Professor of Theological Studies at Covenant College since 2001.
He has written and edited numerous books and articles, focusing on the areas of systematic, historical, and practical theology. His most recent book is called Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering (IVP Academic, 2017). His Reading Christian Theology in the Protestant Tradition (ed. w. Hans Madueme; Bloomsbury/T & T Clark) is also due out in the beginning of 2018. While Kapic writes and speaks on a broad range of issues, he is interested in topics relating with sanctification, modern theology, and the theology of John Owen.
Kelly and his wife, Tabitha, live in Lookout Mountain (Georgia) with their two children, Jonathan and Margot.
PROF. ALAN J. TORRANCE
Professor and Chair of Systematic Theology
St. Mary's College
The School of Divinity
University of St. Andrews
Prof. Alan Torrance (Dr. Theol., University of Erlangen-Nurnberg) has been Chair of Systematic Theology at St. Mary's College (St. Andrews) since 1999.
He has received wide and international acclaim for his contributions to Christian doctrine and theology with particular interest in theological personhood, political reconciliation and philosophical theology. Prof. Torrance has written Persons in Communion: Trinitarian Description and Human Participation (T & T Clark) and The Theological Grounds for Advocating Forgiveness and Reconciliation in the Sociopolitical Realm (Centre for Contemporary Christianity in Ireland). He also received a $2 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust to launch a new Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology, which he has set up at the University of St. Andrews. More information on this project is available here. Also, a bibliography of his numerous works are made available here.
REV. DR. SIMON CHAN
PhD (University of Cambridge, UK)
Former Earnest Lau Professor of Systematic Theology (Retired)
Trinity Theological College
Rev. Dr. Simon Chan (Ph.D., Cambridge) is the former Earnest Lau Professor of Systematic Theology at Trinity Theological College, Singapore, where he is currently still on faculty. Rev. Dr. Chan conducts regular spiritual retreats for laypeople and serves as spiritual director to students and pastors. Among his published works are Spiritual Theology, Liturgical Theology, and Grassroots Asian Theology by IVP. He is also the editor of Asia Journal of Theology. His abiding interest is in the integration of theology, spirituality and worship.
REV. DR. ANDREW LESLIE
Lecturer in Christian Doctrine
Moore Theological College
Rev. Dr. Andrew Leslie (Ph.D., Edinburgh) lectures in Christian Doctrine at Moore Theological College. He has a special interest in the early development of confessional Reformed thought in sixteenth and seventeenth century Europe, as well as its retrieval and expression in the contemporary Christian context. He has written a book on John Owen's doctrine of scripture: The Light of Grace: John Owen on the Authority of Scripture and Christian Faith (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015) and is currently involved in editing a new edition of Owen’s works to be published by Crossway. He is also preparing an extended chapter on the theology of sin for the forthcoming volume, Ruined Sinners to Reclaim: Human Corruption in Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspective (eds. David Gibson and Jonathan Gibson; Crossway).
for theology connect conference july 2018, in sydney.
Fri 13 July- Sat 14 July, 2018
Program to be forthcoming.
St Philip's at Church Hill Anglican
55 Margaret Street, Sydney
Scots Church, Sydney
44 Margaret Street (cnr York & Margaret Streets), Sydney
Both locations are within a 5 minute walk from Wynyard Station.
REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE
SUPER EARLY BIRD //
Register by Sunday, 19th November, 2017 and receive 20% off the Standard registration cost.
EARLY BIRD //
Register by Sunday, 18th March, 2018 and receive 10% off the Standard registration cost.
Standard registration costs are applicable from Monday, 18th March 2018 up until the conference.
registration cost (standard):
$325 // Sydney metro
$275 // NSW regional*/interstate
$225 // Overseas
$225 // Student Concession**
* NSW regional rates will apply to delegates travelling more than 150km to Sydney.
** Available to current, full-time students. A valid student ID will be required to be provided onsite, or full rates will apply.
NB. A credit card processing fee of 2.1% + $0.50 will be automatically added to registration costs, plus a $0.30 booking fee per ticket by our ticketing provider, Trybooking.
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