Expanding My Vision

I’m realizing how narrow my vision is. I get so busy in seeing the urgent problems in front of me, that I forget to step back and see the...
May 11, 2015
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    A British Summer of Political Theology

    Last summer, I blogged about attending ‘The Actuality of the Theologico-Political’ conference which featured a panel with Rowan Williams and Slavoj Žižek sitting next to each other. This summer of the British election year, there seems to be a fair few events related to ‘political theology’ in the UK, and...
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    Ecclesia and Ethics III: Human Sexuality

    I am very excited to announce that the third installment of Ecclesia and Ethics is just around the corner! This year our main theme will be: Human Sexuality. Registration is now officially open; the cost of admission is $10, which goes straight to charity. You can find information for...
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    AncientThought.com looking for Contributors

    A friend and I are working on a Digital Humanities Project called AncientThought.com and we are currently looking for contributors. I am currently serving as the Pauline Editor and my task is to round up people involved in work at the post-grad level (or beyond) that would be willing to...
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    Aberdeen Ethics Conference

    The University of Aberdeen (in Scotland) will be hosting a conference on the legacy of the Reformation, entitled, The Freedom of a Christian Ethicist. It looks like a fantastic conference and if I hadn’t just moved across the pond I’d be very keen to check it out. The conference...
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    Keswick Conference 2014 Musing

    This past week my family and I had the great blessing of attending a famous Christian conference that has been held for over 139 years in the same place here in the UK. The conference itself is named after the city of Keswick which is situated right in the...
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    SBLAAR: The Society for Beer Lovers & Assorted Academic Research (2014)

    If you plan on attending the annual AAR/SBL conference this November in San Diego, CA and enjoy craft beer like we do, then you won’t want to miss out on our reception: the Society for Beer Lovers & Assorted Academic Research (SBLAAR). Save the Date: Saturday, November 22nd from...
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    Announcing: Ecclesia & Ethics II

    Last May we had our first meeting of the Ecclesia & Ethics conference. This conference was live, on-line, in real time via Webinar (gotomeeting.com). There were no airplane fees, no travel days, no accommodation fees, no annoying roommates, no special travel documents required, nothing like that. We simply asked...
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    SBLAAR: Craft Beer Reception

    If you’re in Baltimore already or coming later this week for the annual meetings of SBL, AAR, IBR, ETS, and all of the other annual conferences, do come along to a craft beer reception that I am co-organizing with my colleague and office-mate, Christopher Brewer (isn’t that name just...
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    Ecclesia and Ethics: Day One

    This past Saturday was Day One of the online conference that I had been co-organizing with some of my officemates from St Andrews. It was both exhausting and exhilarating. Because it was designed to be an international conference, my day began at 6am local time in California and ended...
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