ATLANTIC THEOLOGICAL CONFERENCE
2014

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The 34th Annual
ATLANTIC
THEOLOGICAL
CONFERENCE


Expulsion from the Garden of Eden
Sunday, June 22 (evening)
to Wednesday, June 25 (noon), 2014
University of King's College,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada





The Meaning of Evil




Founded in 1981, the Atlantic Theological Conference brings together people from all walks of life to hear papers and participate in discussions on issues of enduring theological importance.

This year's Conference will explore the subject of "The Meaning of Evil".

Kings College, Halifax The 2014 Conference will be held at The University of King's College, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Conference sessions will take place in the KTS Lecture Hall, 2nd floor, New Academic Building, while all worship services connected with the conference will be held in the college chapel, with the exception of the Choral Eucharist which will take place at St. George's (Round) Church, 2222 Brunswick Street.

The Atlantic Theological Conference has no official church sponsorship and is funded through registration fees and individual donations. For those attending the entire conference, a $60 registration fee is applicable. Those intending to attend individual sessions are asked to pay $10 per session. Those who attend only one session may attend for free, but are asked to contribute a donation towards the cost of the conference. Students are welcome to attend all sessions for free. All participants are asked to register.

For additional information about the conference, or if you have any questions, general e-mail inquiries may be directed to St. Peter Publications at office@stpeter.org.


The following information gives details on the schedule & papers
for the 2014 Atlantic Theological Conference:

The 2014 Conference

Sunday, June 22
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.   Registration   (in King's College Chapel)
7:00 p.m.   Choral Evensong in King's College Chapel
8:00 p.m.   First Paper:
My Dear Wormwood: a dramatized reading from C. S. Lewis' Screwtape Letters
- The Rev'd Helena (Mel) Malton, Rector of the Parish of Digby and Weymouth, N.S.

Monday morning June 23
10:00 a.m.   Second Paper:
Evil in the Bible
- The Rev'd Dr. Brian Spence, Rector of the Parish of Ludlow and Blissfield
           in the Diocese of Fredericton, N.B.


Monday afternoon June 23
2:30 p.m.    Third Paper:
Augustine and Evil
- Dr. Robert Kennedy, Chair, Religious Studies/Catholic Studies,
            St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, N.S.

Response:
- Dr. Derek Neal,   Associate Professor, Department of History,
             Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario.


Monday evening June 23
8:00 p.m. Fourth Paper:
Aquinas and Evil
- Dr. Matthew Robinson, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy,
             St. Thomas University, Fredericton, N.B.

Response:
- Dr. Victoria Goddard, Ph.D, University of Toronto, and Former Teaching Fellow,
             Foundation Year Programme, King's College, Halifax, N.S.


Tuesday morning, June 24
10 a.m. Fifth Paper:
The Evil "I": The Transformation of Evil in the Reformation and Enlightenment
- Dr. Neil Robertson, Associate Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences,
      University of King's College, Halifax, N.S.

Response:
- The Rev'd Matthew Larsen, Doctoral Candidate, Yale University

5:30 p.m. Conference Eucharist   Choral Eucharist at St. George's (Round) Church,
                                       2222 Brunswick Street, Halifax.
      Feast of St. John the Baptist
      Sermon:  The Rt. Rev'd Anthony Burton, Rector of the Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas

Tuesday evening, June 24
8:00 p.m. Sixth Paper:
Hannah Arendt's Early Doctrine of Radical Evil
- Dr. Daniel Brandes, Director, Foundation Year Programme,
                         University of King's College, Halifax, N.S.

Response:
- Christopher Rice,   M.A., University of Sussex;    Teaching Fellow, Foundation Year Programme,
                        University of King's College, Halifax, N.S.


Wednesday morning June 25
10:00 a.m. Seventh Paper:
Eating Butter and Honey: On the practical means of discerning between good and evil according to St. Antony the Great and the Book of Common Prayer
- Daniel Watson,  M.A. Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.
Conference Summary: A summary will conclude the Conference, following the final paper.
The Conference concludes at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Note about services of worship during the Conference: The principal service of worship will be the Choral Eucharist on Tuesday, 5 p.m., at St. George's Church on Brunswick Street (as noted above). There will also be the Choral Evensong at King's College Chapel on the opening night of the Conference (see above). Conference participants are also invited to attend daily services in the King's College Chapel as follows:   
Monday - 8:30 a.m. Matins and Holy Eucharist; 5:00 p.m. Evensong.
Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. Matins; 4:45 p.m. Evensong
    (Note - The 4:45 pm Evensong on Tuesday will be at St. George's Church)
Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. Matins and Holy Eucharist.

FOR MORE INFORMATION / REGISTRATION
The Atlantic Theological Conference
P.O. Box 713
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7L3 CANADA
Phone/Fax: 1 (902) 368-8442
E-mail: office@stpeter.org


REGISTRATION FEES
For those attending the entire conference, a $60 registration fee is applicable. Those intending to attend individual sessions are asked to pay $10 per session. Those who attend only one session may attend for free, but are asked to contribute a donation towards the cost of the conference. Students are welcome to attend all sessions for free. All participants are asked to register.

ACCOMMODATIONS
Those attending the conference must make their own arrangements for accommodations. Inexpensive accommodations in the King's residence are available by contacting Conference Services at (902) 422-1271 ext 137. Other accommodations are also available within walking distance. Contact Tourism Nova Scotia at 1-800-565-0000 or visit www.novascotia.com.   For further information, contact the Theological Conference Office at (902) 368-8442.

DONATIONS
Contributions to defray the cost of the Conference are gratefully accepted. All donations are tax deductible.    Please make all cheques payable to "The Atlantic Theological Conference / St. Peter Publications".

The Atlantic Theological Conference has no official church sponsorship and is funded only through registration fees and individual donations. Also, we acknowledge, with gratitude, annual support from the "Segelberg Trust".