Nov
1
to Nov 4

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)

At the annual SCSC conference, the Calvin Studies Society is proud to sponsor two sessions.  Please join Session 17 (1 Nov., 10:30am, room: Enchantment C), entitled "Unorthodox Religions and Practices in Calvinist Geneva" which will feature the following papers:

  • "A Jesuit Reading Calvin: John Hay, Catholic Polemics, and Religious Identity" (Jill R. Fehleison, Quinnipiac University)
  • "The Intensification of Discipline in Calvin’s Geneva: Attacking Non-Conformity" (Jeffrey R. Watt, University of Mississippi)
  • "Lambert Daneau on Islam and the Problem of Unorthodox Beliefs" (Kirk Summers, University of Alabama)

In addition, please join Session 167 (4 Nov., 8:30am, room: Fiesta 2), entitled "Church Discipline and Banishment in Dutch Reformed Churches in and Outside of the Netherlands" for the following papers:

  • "Dutch Reformed Identity Formation: Sabbath and Education in Wemeldinge, Netherlands" (Kyle Dieleman, Trinity Christian College)
  • "Church Discipline in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Reformed Church in the East Indies: Church Orders, Sermons, and Practice" (Yudha Thianto, Trinity Christian College)
  • '“He deserves to be severely punished': The Banishment and Deportation of Criminals, Political Enemies, and Religious Outsiders in New Netherlands, 1638-1664" (Danny Noorlander, State University of New York, Oneonta)
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Apr
11
to Apr 13

Calvin Studies Society Colloquium

The 2019 CSS Colloquium on the theme of "Calvin and the Old Testament" will be held at Trinity Christian College on 11-13 April 2019.  Please visit the website for more details on this event.  The following presentations will be featured:

  • Sujin Pak – “Calvin Beyond Literal and Allegorical Readings: Calvin and Old Testament Metaphors”
  • Michael VanderWeele – “What Can Literary Studies Learn from Calvin's Reading of Deuteronomy?”
  • Jeff Fisher – “Calvin and Oecolampadius on the Servant Songs in Isaiah”
  • Paul Lim – “Reading Genesis on the Trinity in Post-Reformation England”
  • Christine Kooi - “Who were the Israelites in the Netherlandish Reformation?”
  • Scott Manetsch – “Pastoral Principles and Practice in Calvin’s Commentaries on the Jewish Prophets”
  • Thomas Davis – “For the Beauty of the Earth: Creation, Humankind, and Calvin in the Work of Marilynne Robinson”
  • Todd Billings – “A True Anatomy of the Soul?: The Place of Anger in Calvin's Interpretation of Lament Psalms”
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