Schedule

Events in Maytag, unless otherwise indicated

Friday, October 13, 2017

8 a.m. Calvinist Matins (Chapel)
8:30 Coffee and Continental Breakfast
8:50 Welcome and Introduction by the President of Central College, Mark Putnam
9 – 10 First Keynote Speaker:

Jennifer Hockenbery Dragseth – Mount Mary University
Sola Fide: What Happens to Reason When We are Justified by Faith Alone?”

10:15 – 11:45 Session One
10:15 – 11 Scott Culpepper – Dordt College
“Faith and Reason Behind the Throne: Francis Bacon’s Integral Embrace of Religious Conviction and Empirical Curiosity”
11 – 11:45  Judson Marvel – Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
“The Impotency of Reason in Calvin’s Account of Natural Law and Natural Reason”
11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
1 – 2 Second Keynote Speaker:

Douglas Kries – Gonzaga University
“Catholic Reflections on Reason and Faith after Five Hundred Years of Reform and Enlightenment”

2:15 – 4:45 Session Two
2:15 – 3 Elisa Torres – University of Dallas
The Ills of Man Writ Large: Humanism in Thomas More’s Utopia
3 – 3:45 Terence Kleven – Central College and St. James’ Episcopal Church
“‘And Ye Shall be as Rulers, having Opinions about Good and Evil’ (Gen. 3:5b) – Maimonides on the ‘Image of God’ and the ‘Fall’ in Genesis 1-3 in the Guide of the Perplexed”
3:45 – 4 Break
4 – 4:45 David Timmer – Central College
“Prodigal Ratio: The Autonomy of Reason and its Homecoming to Faith in Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Ethics”
5:15 – 6:45 Banquet (Graham Annex)
7 – 8 Third Keynote Speaker:

John Baxter – Dalhousie University
“The Grammar of Faith in Twelfth Night: Richard Hooker’s Gift to Shakespeare”

8:30 – 9 Anglican Evensong (Chapel)

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

8 a.m. Lutheran Matins (Chapel)
8:30 Coffee and Continental Breakfast
9 – 10 Fourth Keynote Speaker:

Albert Wolters – Redeemer College
“Reason and the Paradigms of the Nature-grace Relationship

10:15 – 12:15 p.m. Session Three
10:15 – 11 Stephen Holtrop – Dordt College
“Teaching Christianly: Competing Christian Perspectives on the Student, Teacher, Curriculum, Purpose of Education, Calling and Truth”
11 – 11:45  Angela D. Ferguson– Samford University
“For the Sake of Unhappy Souls: Faith and Reason in Reformation Germany”
11:45 – 12:30  James Ungureanu – The University of Queensland
“The New Reformation of Scientific Naturalism: A Case of Protestantism-minus-Christianity”
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Fifth Keynote Speaker:

Christina Bieber Lake – Wheaton College
“An English Major’s Theology? An Incarnational Approach to Literary Studies”

2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 4 Keynote Speaker Panel