Conference Announcement: Faith and Knowledge

We are pleased to announce this upcoming conference:

THE FOURTH BIENNIAL FAITH AND KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE

WESLEY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY WASHINGTON, D. C. FEBRUARY 22–23, 2013

The Faith and Knowledge Conference was established in 2006 to bring together Latter-day Saint graduate students in religious studies and related disciplines in order to explore the interactions between religious faith and scholarship. During the past three conferences, students have shared their experiences in the church and the academy and the new ideas that have emerged as a result. Papers and conversations provided thought-provoking historical, exegetical, and theoretical insights as well as compelling models of how to reconcile one’s discipleship with scholarly discipline.

In keeping with these past objectives, we invite graduate students in religious studies and related disciplines (e.g., women’s studies, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, history, literature, etc.) to join the conversation. We welcome proposals addressing historical, exegetical, and theoretical issues that arise from the intersection of LDS religious experience and academic scholarship.

Proposals should be no more than 250 words, and must include your name, university, the degree you are pursuing, and your status or progress toward that degree. Please submit proposals by October 15, 2012 to Josh Probert at jprobert@udel.edu. Notifications will be sent by Monday, November 12.

Final papers presented at the conference should be brief, pointed comments of ten to fifteen minutes. Travel and accommodation subsidies will be available to those whose paper proposals are accepted. Further information will be posted on the website faithandknowledge.org.

Committee:

Richard Lyman Bushman, Columbia University
Jason Combs, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
Carl and Susan Cranney, Catholic University of America
Josh Probert, University of Delaware

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