Curriculum Development Awards: Analytic Theology for Theological Formation

Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of Theology, in cooperation with the John Templeton foundation, is providing funding for the development and implementation of courses, or course segments, in analytic theology at divinity schools and departments of theology and religious studies. The project expects to award up to five applicants with grants of between $5,000-$18,000 each, depending on the nature of the course envisaged.

Click here for further information, including how to apply.

Applications are due July 1, 2016

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CFP: Second Annual Theistic Ethics Workshop at Georgetown University

Call for Paper Abstracts for the Second Annual Theistic Ethics Workshop at Georgetown University on Oct. 6-8, 2016. If accepted, all travel expenses will be provided for.

Click here for further details.

Deadline: May 1, 2016.

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Review: Systematic Theology, by John Frame

John Frame, Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief (Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R, 2013), 1219 pages.| P&RJohn Frame ST

John Frame, J. D. Trimble Professor of Systematic
Theology and Philosophy at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando
, has already authored a number of sizeable works in theology. His series, A Theology of Lordship, comprises four volumes on specific Christian doctrines: The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God (1987), The Doctrine of God (2002), The Doctrine of the Christian Life (2008), and The Doctrine of the Word of God (2010). In addition, Frame has already written a slender primer to systematic theology, Salvation Belongs to Our God: An Introduction to Systematic Theology (2006). Now, Frame has put together a single massive volume of systematic theology. Continue reading

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CFP: The Meaning of Love Fifth Annual CCT Conference

Biola University’s Center for Christian Thought is calling for papers for their fifth annual conference with this year’s topic on the Meaning of Love on May 6-7, 2016.

Deadline for subission: March 15, 2016

Details here.

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2016 WCECS Colloquium Public Lecture

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Colloquium On Christian Dying

The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies is co-sponsoring with The Center for Scriptural Exegesis, Philosophy, and Doctrine (Mundelein Seminary) and the Chicago Theological Initiative a colloquium On Christian Dying. The colloquium will take place on March 17–18. Here is the schedule:

Thursday, March 17th
9:30—12:00 Gilbert Meilaender (Valparaiso University)
Paul L. Gavrilyuk (University of St. Thomas)
Michel Barnes (Marquette University)
12:00—2:00 Lunch
2:00—4:30 Sheryl Overmyer (DePaul University)
Cyril O’Regan (University of Notre Dame)
Marcus Plested (Marquette University)
5:00—7:00 Dinner
7:30—9:00 Public Lecture
John Cavadini (University of Notre Dame)
Friday, March 18th
9:30—12:00 Brian E. Daley (University of Notre Dame)
Brent Waters (Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary)
Mark McIntosh (Loyola University Chicago)
12:00—1:30 Lunch
1:30—4:00 Marc Cortez (Wheaton College)
Cherith Fee Nordling (Northern Seminary)
David Luy (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)

N.B.– The colloquium is limited to 75 people, but the public lecture by John Cavadini is free and open to the public. If you are interested in coming, please email

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CFA: The Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise 2017

The Forschungszentrum Internationale und Interdisziplinaere Theologie (FIIT) at the University of Heidelberg (Research Center for International and Interdisciplinary Theology), Germany invites applications for THE MANFRED LAUTENSCHLAEGER AWARD FOR THEOLOGICAL PROMISE on the topic GOD AND SPIRITUALITY. Ten awards of €3,000 each will be awarded to selected doctoral dissertations or first book after the dissertation.

Deadline for applications: May 31, 2016.

Details in English can be found here. Further details in German can be found here.

(HT: Larry Hurtado)

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