Saint Anselm, the Church, and the Reformers
April 20-22, 2017
Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH
Plenary Speaker: Rev. David Pignato, J.D., S.T.D., Professor of Systematic Theology, St. John’s Seminary, Boston
Marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, The Sixth Saint Anselm Conference welcomes papers on topics that were important to Anselm and the Reformers alike. Possible areas include issues in theology, such as Christ, redemption, free will and grace, the place of scripture in the Church, the nature of the Church, authority and reform in the Church, and also broader issues such as the value of reason, the reception of Anselm among the humanists, and the relations between Church and individual, Church and state authority, conscience and authority, conscience and civil law.
Please send an abstract of 100-200 words to email@example.com by January 15, 2017. Proposals for panels with up to three papers are also welcome. The Saint Anselm Lecture by Rev. Pignato will be on Friday evening. Panel sessions will be on Friday and Saturday. Selected papers will be published in The Saint Anselm Journal.
BRILL have announced that they will publishing a new series, Anselm Studies and Texts, dedicated to new research on Anselm and related areas.
Giles Gasper (Durham) is Managing Editor of the new series. Other members of the Board are Marcia Colish (Yale), Jay Diehl (Long Island), Bernd Goebel (Fulda), Ian Logan, (Blackfriars Hall, Oxford), Lauren Mancia (Brooklyn College, CUNY) and Eileen Sweeney (Boston College).
You can download the call for manuscripts here: Anselm Studies and Texts Call
The International Association for Anselm Studies (IAAS) was formally constituted at the 2015 International Anselm Conference held at Boston College, as the successor organisation to the International Anselm Committee, which had organised regular conferences and meetings beginning in 1959 up until the early 2000s.