18 June 2003

radical orthodoxy and the reformed tradition

Here is the more detailed schedule for the upcoming conference on "Creation, Covenant, and Participation: Radical Orthodoxy and the Reformed Tradition" to be held at Calvin College, Prince Conference Center, September 11-13, 2003.

Program

Thursday, September 11
5:00-7:00pm - Registration, Fireside Room

7:30pm Plenary Address, Oak Room
— Graham Ward, “Why Barth Needed Hegel: Apologetics and Reformed Theology” [Reception to follow]
Friday, September 12
8-9am - Registration/Book Exhibit, Fireside Room

9:00-10:15am - Concurrent Sessions
Session I: “Between Thomas and Zwingli: Introducing Calvin’s Doctrine of the Eucharist to RO,” Oak Room
Speaker: Laura Smit, Calvin College
Respondent: Graham Ward, University of Manchester

Session II: “Waning Matter: The World Reformed and the Politics of Truth,” Willow Room
Speaker: Creston Davis, University of Virginia
Respondent: Jim Olthuis, Institute for Christian Studies

10:15-10:45am - Break

10:45am-12:00pm - Concurrent Sessions
Session III: “Good Cities or Cities of the Good?: Radical Augustinians, Social Structures, and Normative Critique,” Oak Room
Speaker: Lambert Zuidervaart, Institute for Christian Studies
Respondent: Graham Ward

Session IV: “Univocity, Analogy and the Mystery of Being according to John Duns Scotus,” Willow Room
Speaker: Robert Sweetman, Institute for Christian Studies
Respondent: John Milbank

12:00-1:30pm - Lunch

2:00-3:15pm - Concurrent Sessions
Session V: “The Invisible and the Sublime: A Critical Reading of the Aesthetics of Radical Orthodoxy,” Willow Room
Speaker: Adrienne Dengerink Chaplin, Institute for Christian Studies
Respondent: Graham Ward

Session VI: “Suspended Communities or Covenantal Communities?: Reformed Reflections on the Social Thought of RO,” Oak Room
Speaker: Jonathan Chaplin, Institute for Christian Studies
Respondent: John Milbank

3:15-3:45pm - Break

3:45-5:00pm - Concurrent Sessions
Session VII: “Being Bound to God: Covenant or Participation?,” Oak Room
Speaker: Justin Holcomb, University of Virginia
Respondent: Graham Ward

Session VIII: “Being Reconciled: Cultural-Ecclesial Practice as Atonement in Radical Orthodoxy,” Willow Room
Speaker: Hans Boersma, Trinity Western University
Respondent: John Milbank

5:00-7:00pm - Dinner

7:30pm - Plenary Address, Oak Room
— John Milbank, “Alternative Protestantism”
Saturday, September 13
8-9am - Registration/Book Exhibit

9:00-10:15am - Concurrent Sessions
Session IX: “This is My Body: The Eucharist as Privileged Ontological/Epistemic Site,” Oak Room
Speaker: George Vandervelde, Institute for Christian Studies
Respondent: Graham Ward

Session X: "In Adam / In Christ: The Imago Dei and Participation in God,” Willow Room
Speaker: Michael Horton, Westminster Theological Seminary in California
Respondent: John Milbank

10:15-10:45am - Break

10:45am-12:00pm - Concurrent Roundtable Discussions
Session VII: Radical Orthodoxy and the Emerging Church: A Roundtable Discussion, Oak Room
Moderator: John Witvliet, Calvin College
Speaker: Robert Webber, Northern Seminary
Panelists: Michael Horton and local pastors

Session VIII: Radical Orthodoxy: A Graduate Student Panel, Willow Room
Moderator: James H. Olthuis, Institute for Christian Studies
Panelists: Jerry Stutzman, Calvin Seminary; Luke Moord, Ward, Milbank

12:00-1:30pm - Lunch

2:00-4:30pm - Concluding Roundtable, Oak Room
Moderator: Creston Davis
Panelists: John Milbank, Graham Ward, James K.A. Smith, James Olthuis
I'm very much looking forward to this.