This Web Page contains information about the 33rd Annual Atlantic Theological Conference, which was held in Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 23 to June 26, 2013. Although the 2013 Conference is now past, complete information concerning the conference will continue to be available here online, for a time, for the benefit of those who may want to review information about the conference, and for those who may wish to gain a general picture of these annual conferences which have been held now for over thirty years. Information about how to purchase books containing the papers presented at these conferences is available from St. Peter Publications. See the St. Peter Publications Home Page, and especially the "Catalogue Page".
Advance Notice: The 2014 Conference will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Dates: Sunday, June 22 (evening), to Wednesday June 25 (noon).
TOPIC: "The Meaning of Evil"
Proposed papers to be presented include:"C.S. Lewis and Evil", "Evil in the Old and New Testaments", "Augustine and Evil", "Aquinas and Evil", "Evil Reconsidered: The Reformation and Enlightenment", "Evil and Holiness: Becoming Human".
Further details to be announced when available.
The 33rd Annual
Sunday, June 23 (evening)
to Wednesday, June 26 (noon), 2013
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
"The Biblical Job:
Comfort, Righteousness, Holiness"
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 Biblical Job".
The 2013 Conference will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, on the corner of Brunswick and Church Streets. Conference sessions will take place in the Cathedral Memorial Hall, 168 Church St., while all worship services connected with the conference will be held in the Cathedral.
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 email@example.com.
The following information gives details on the schedule & papers
for the 2013 Atlantic Theological Conference:
The 2013 ConferenceSunday, June 23
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Registration (Christ Church Cathedral Hall)
7:30 p.m. Choral Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral (with Reception to follow)
Sermon: The Very Rev'd Keith Joyce, Dean of the Diocese of Fredericton
Monday morning June 24
10:00 p.m. First Paper:
Philosophical and Religious Comfort in the Land of Uz
- The Rev'd Dr. Thomas Curran, Associate Professor & Associate Director, Foundation Year Programme,
University of King's College, Halifax N.S.
- Ria Neish, MTS, Emmanuel and St. Chad, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.; BN, UNB-Fredericton, N.B.
5:00 p.m. Conference Eucharist — Christ Church Cathedral
Feast of St. John the Baptist
Sermon: The Rev'd Dr. Gary Thorne, Chaplain, Dalhousie University & the University of
King's College, Halifax N.S.
Monday evening, June 24
8:00 p.m. Second Paper:
The Prayers of the Resolute in Neoplatonic Philosophy
- Dr. Danielle Layne, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Georgia Southern University,
- Martin Curran, M.A. in Classics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.
Tuesday morning, June 25
10 a.m. Third Paper:
Job in the Enlightenment
- Dr. Neil Robertson, Associate Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences,
University of King's College, Halifax, N.S.
- Daniel Heide, Classics student, University of King's College, Halifax, N.S.
Tuesday evening, June 25
7:30 p.m. Fourth Paper:
The Book of Job: A Literary History from Gregory the Great to William Blake
- The Rev'd Christopher Snook, M.A., Rector of St. Luke's Church, Regina, Saskatchewan
- The Rev'd Dr. Brian Spence, Rector of the Parish of Ludlow and Blissfield, Diocese of Fredericton
Wednesday morning June 26
10:00 a.m. Fifth Paper:
Job and Holiness: What the tradition makes of Job, and taking Job into the future
- The Rev'd Dr. Lisa Wang, St. James' Cathedral, Toronto, and Faculty of Divinity, Trinity College, Toronto
- The Rev'd Dr. Gary Thorne, Chaplain, Dalhousie University & the University of
King's College, Halifax N.S.
The Conference concludes at approximately 12:30 p.m.
Conference Summary: The Rev'd Dr. Thomas Curran
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
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.
Those attending the conference must make their own arrangements for accommodations. Accommodations may be available at the University of New Brunswick residences. Travel information and information about other local accommodations within walking distance of the Cathedral and Memorial Hall may be obtained by contacting Tourism New Brunswick at 1-800-561-0123 or via this website.
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".