What are the Most Compelling Theological Issues Today?
Friday, April 20, 2012 - Saturday, April 21, 2012
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMPELLING THEOLOGICAL ISSUES TODAY?
Issues and Trends in Contemporary Theology
APRIL 20-21(Friday and Saturday), 2012
Claremont Graduate University
(Between Dartmouth Ave and 10th Street)
Sponsored by the School of Religion, Claremont Graduate University
Funded by The Margaret Jagels Fund for Catholic Studies
CONFERENCE CHAIR: ANSELM MIN
Maguire Distinguished Professor of Religion
The purpose of this conference is to discuss the most compelling issues facing Christian theology today.Eight distinguished theologians will speak on what each considers to be the most compelling theological issue today and how she or he proposes to deal with that issue.Each presentation will be followed by a response and a general discussion. A very lively debate is expected.It is hoped that the conference will bring clarity, vitality, and urgency to the situation of contemporary theology that seems rather confused, fragmented, and exhausted.The conference is free and open to all.
Friday, April 20, 2012
9:00-9:10 Welcome, Tammi Schneider, Dean, School of Religion, and Anselm Min, Conference Chair
9:10-10:40Chair:Michael Saad (Chair of the Board of Advisors and Chair of the Coptic Council, School of Religion)
John Behr (St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary): "Let us Return to the WordDelivered in the Beginning" (Polycarp)