Ecclesia and Ethics III is an Academic and Ecclesial conference Exploring an Ethics and Theology of Human Sexuality from a Biblical and Ecclesial Perspective There will also be an introductory session with Steve Chalke (Oasis Church, United Nations Special Advisor) on March 7th. taking place on Saturday March 14th and Saturday March 21st 2015 in real-time via the high-tech Webinar site http://www.gotomeeting.com. There will also be an introductory session with Steve Chalke (Oasis Church, United Nations Special Advisor) on March 7th.
No software will need to be purchased by presenters or attendees, and Webinar access is provided entirely for free due to a generous grant through Corban University. Participants and attendees will be able to sign on, present, and listen to or watch presentations from anywhere in the world with reliable internet and a computer. Registration for the conference will consist of a $10/£7 (minimum) donation to one of our Recommended Charities (tbd). We invite participants to give according to their means above the $10/£7 to one or more of our charities if they feel led and are able. Registration will open February of 2015.
Confirmed main paper presenters include:
Tremper Longman (Westmont), Irmtraud Fischer (U. Gratz), Preston Sprinkle (Eternity Bible College), Wesley Hill (Trinity School for Ministry), Jenell Williams Paris (Messiah College), Frank Heinrich (Deutscher Bundestag), and Andrew Marin (The Marin Foundation).
There will also be a special introductory session and Q&A with Steve Chalke (Oasis Church, United Nations Special Advisor) on March 7th.
Additionally, we will have several Multiple Paper Parallel sessions throughout the conference, via several Virtual Rooms which will feature papers from a total of 10-15 selected papers.
Call for Papers:
The conference committee welcomes paper proposals on all topics related to, but not limited to:
- A biblical theology of sex
- Gender identity / gender roles
- Exegesis of biblical texts which are related to sexual ethics or a theology of sex
- Roman Catholic moral theology
- Protestant interaction with Humane Vitae or other Roman Catholic documents related to human sexuality
- Ecclesiological praxis and issues of sexuality (including but not limited to homosexuality)
Papers will be delivered in a webinar format and should be between 30-40 min. (a 10 min. Q&A will follow). Scholars who wish to present papers are requested to send a 300 word abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Feb 1st, 2015. A contribution should represent original work as it may be selected for publication in a conference proceedings through T&T Clark/Bloomsbury.