Doctoral Colloquium 'Reformation 1517-2017'

04 - 08 September 2017


Doctoral Colloquium 'Reformation 1517-2017'

Location : ETF Leuven

Language : English

ETF’s annual doctoral week is an essential part of our PhD program. Students meet their fellow students and professors, prepare for exams and present their research. ETF professors and internationally recognized visiting scholars give public lectures and public defenses of dissertations take place.

You are welcome to attend one or more sessions of the public program (see schedule below).

Register your attendance via until August 28, 2017. Please indicate which sessions you plan to attend. There is the possibility to join us for the meals before or after the sessions. The sessions are free of charge; however we do charge for the meals: €10 for lunch (at 13:00) and €25 for dinner (at 18:30). Please register for meals via no later than August 23, 2017.

Morning devotions from 8:15 – 8:45 will be led by Prof. Dr. Chris De Wet and are open to the public.

Monday 4 September
12:00 – 13:00 Faculty Lectures (parallel sessions)

Perspectives of Proselytism and Ecumenical Engagement (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Christof Sauer (HT)

He and His Prayer Are Central: The Macrostructure of the Book of Jonah and Its Position in the Fifteen Writing Prophets (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Hendrik Koorevaar (OT)

Tuesday 5 September
10:30 – 12:15 Promotion: Dudley E. Brown (HT)

Presentation & Defense of DissertationThe Christology of Severian of Gabala: In What Sense Can He Be Called Antiochene?

12:15 – 13:00 Reception
14:30 – 16:15 Promotion: Raymond R. Hausoul (ST)

Presentation & Defense of DissertationDe nieuwe hemel en nieuwe aarde. Een interdisciplinaire vergelijking tussen Karl Rahner, Jürgen Moltmann en Gregory Beale

16:15 – 17:00 Reception
17:30 – 19:30 Special Lecture by Prof. Dr. Erik de Boer (TU Kampen)
Luther, Louvain and The Layman’s Guide: the First Manual of Reformed Doctrine of the Netherlands (1554)
19:30 – 20:30 Farewell Lecture by Prof. Dr. Johannes Hofmeyr (HT)
Johannes Hoornbeeck’s Views on Historical Theology, Mission and Ecumenism and Their Relevance for Today
20:30 – 21:30 Reception
Wednesday 6 September
12:00 – 13:00 Faculty Lectures (parallel sessions)

The Genre of the New Testament Gospels: Biographies of Jesus in Old Testament and Rabbinic Style (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Armin Baum (NT)

Protestants and the Emergence of Human Rights (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Evert van de Poll (RM)

Thursday 7 September
12:00 – 13:00 Faculty Lectures (parallel sessions)

The Indispensable Old Testament. Navigating Protestant Ambiguity on the Unity of the Bible (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Nico den Bok (ST)

Esther, a Message for Changing Times (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Geert Lorein (RM)

14:30 – 16:15 Promotion: Andrew Messmer (NT)

Presentation & Defense of DissertationMaranatha (1 Corinthians 16.22): Linguistic, Historical, and Literary-Contextual Issues

16:15 – 17:15 Reception
17:15 – 18:15 Faculty Lectures (parallel sessions)

The Reformation in the 16th Century Compared with Contemporary Islam: A Perspective from  Anthropology of Religion (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Pieter Boersema (RM)

The Translation of OT רעַ  as “Evil” in Modern English Versions (Abstract)
Dr. Creighton Marlowe (OT)

Friday 8 September
12:00 – 13:00 Faculty Lectures (parallel sessions)

Reformation and Scotism (Abstract)
Prof. Dr. Antonie Vos (HT)

Biblical Literacy and Its Effect at Corinth from 2 Corinthians to 1 Clement (Abstract)
Dr. Drake Williams III (NT)


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