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C.S. Lewis Essay Prize at Notre Dame

For those who are interested, the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame has set up a new prize for popular essays dealing with problem of evil in relation to modern thought. The Lewis Essay Prize has been established to provide up to 10 awards of $3,000 each for essays published in popular venues that present the […]

Explorations in Christian Theology and Apocalyptic: Call for Papers

Call for Papers The Explorations in Christian Theology and Apocalyptic working group invites individual paper proposals for an Additional Meeting to be held during the 2011 American Academy of Religion meeting in San Francisco, November 19th – 22nd, 2011. The group will host a panel session on the theme: Jacob Taubes and Christian Theology. The organizers […]

Change in format

As some of you may know, over the last couple years I have grown less and less interested in writing on theology and biblical issues. I’ve tried to to keep it up, I really have, but I just can’t get the same enjoyment out of theological reading and writing anymore. So anyways, at the same […]

Theology and Apocalyptic: Call for Papers

The Theology and Apocalyptic Group has put out the following call for papers for this year’s upcoming AAR meeting: The “Explorations in Christian Theology and Apocalyptic” working group invites individual paper proposals for an “additional meeting” at the 2010 American Academy of Religion meeting on the following topic:  “Engagements with the Political Theology of Johannes […]

Ekklesia Project Lectures with Doug Harink: An experiment in live blogging

Tonight my church is hosting our biannual Ekklesia Project regional gathering. Doug will be speaking on the nature and mission of the church as reflected in 1 & 2 Peter, which is also the subject of his recent commentary on those books in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible Series. I’m going to take […]

Call for sources & input

Doing this series on the body of Christ is really getting the wheels turning for me, in the most positive way possible. It’s also sort of making things balloon, so I may actually be posting about this for a while. Thus, with this in mind I have two requests from readers: First, I need any […]

The body of Christ: A week of conversation

In light of many recent discussions and not a little reader recommendation, I have decided to devote the upcoming week of blogging to thinking though the image of the church as “the body of Christ.” This week I will be posting exclusively on this topic, engaging different thinkers on the topic and examining the relevant […]

Responses to the Haiti Earthquake

The Other Journal is looking for people who are ready and able to write substantive theological responses to the Haiti earthquake quickly. If you feel you are able to offer such a response please let me know ASAP. Send all proposal and submissions to Chris Keller.

The Real Resolutions

Sure, I have some grand scale ridiculous desires about stuff to accomplish this year. Like reading the Bible a few times and finishing this gargantuan and barely begun project from last year (yeah, now you know). But I dare not call such things real resolutions. Here are some of the things I have actually resolved […]

Explorations in Theology and Apocalyptic

While there is much to lament about the fact that AAR is no longer meeting conterminously with SBL, there is still a lot of good stuff to look forward to for those who will be attending.Personally, I think that the highlight of the conference will be the twoo sessions on “Explorations in Theology and Apocalyptic.” […]

Upcoming Conferences

Ben has posted a helpful round up of the upcoming conferences over the next number of months: The Politics of Peace (featuring William Cavanaugh and Catherine Keller) Gift and Economy: Ethics, Hospitality and the Market Building an Ethical Economy: Theology and the Marketplace (with Rowan Williams and Kathryn Tanner) Prayer and Spirituality in the Early […]

Conference Reminders

Just in case folks haven’t noticed the flashy new pictures in my sidebar, there are some conferences coming up that are well worth you’re time. In less than two weeks, if you’re in the Seattle area, make sure to get to the Film, Faith, and Justice conference, put on by the Other Journal. Also, mark […]

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