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The Problem with God: Matthew Potts Harvard Divinity School and Gregor Thuswaldner North Park University Explorations of the problem of God have not been confined to theology and philosophy alone, but have also been investigated in literary works.
Numerous writers in the Western tradition, especially since the dawn of the Enlightenment period, have produced works of art that reveal religious tensions. Unlike philosophers and theologians, however, literary authors have often written about concrete problems literary characters experience with God.
Countless writers from Goethe to Auden and from Dickinson to C. Lewis have investigated problems with the Christian God, doctrine, and practices. To this day, religious struggles have proven to be quite productive in literature.
This conference seeks to address religious tensions in works of writers influenced by Christianity.
Presenters will need to become members of the Conference of Christianity and Literature. The organizers cannot offer compensation for conference or travel expenses.
The Deadline for abstracts is December 1, Literature in an Age of Unbelief AprilColorado Christian University "Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. God is the agent who seeks to reveal Himself in the midst of darkness and unbelief.
Celebrate with us how literature of various genres, from origins both sacred and secular, illuminates darkness in our age of unbelief. She received her Ph. She currently serves as poetry editor of The Christian Century and is a past president of the Conference on Christianity and Literature.
How can writers of faith reach and touch an audience of faith and of unbelief? What kinds of darkness are especially present in our age, and how does literature illuminate them?
Does the source writer, lm director make a difference in how God uses literature as a tool for illumination? What are new avenues for poets of faith to reach a wider audience? How can teachers of literature expose light implicit in literature of faith and literature of unbelief?
They also offer graduate students an opportunity to gain valuable experience presenting at conferences. For the themes of past and recent regional conferences, please click on the regions below:Proposals for papers and panels are now being accepted for the 40th annual SWPACA conference.
One of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary academic conferences, SWPACA offers nearly 70 subject areas, each typically featuring multiple panels. The Call for Papers website is provided by the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania as a courtesy to the academic community.
We welcome literature and humanities calls for papers. We welcome literature and humanities calls for papers. CALL FOR PAPERS. PROPOSALS COULD For this conference we invite papers on the intersection of faith and literature, especially papers that explore literature’s ability to re-enchant the world, to make it strange again.
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