Eucharist & Ecclesiology — Call for Papers
An academic colloquy honoring Dr. Everett Ferguson will be held from March 21-23, 2013 , at Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
This conference will bring together scholars who have worked and published in the areas of Eucharist and Ecclesiology, as well as honor the life and work of eminent patristic scholar, Professor Everett Ferguson.
Featured guests include: Dr. Gary D. Badcock, Peache Prof. of Divinity, Huron University; Fr. Denis Farkasfalvy (O. Cist.), Abbot Emeritus, Cistercian Abbey, University of Dallas; and Dr. Paul Meyendorff, Alexander Schemann Prof. of Liturgical Theology, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary; and Dr. Everett Ferguson, Professor Emeritus, Abilene Christian University.
In addition to the plenary addresses, the colloquy planners invite papers on topics such as:
Eucharist and Fellowship Ethics and Eucharist Eucharist and Ecclesiology in the Early Church Common meals and boundaries and other related topics.
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Dr. Everett Ferguson is Professor of Church History Emeritus at Abilene Christian University. His numerous academic and scholarly honors include an honorary John Harvard Fellowship (1956-57), a Harvard Graduate School Fellowship (1958-59), a Ph.D. "with distinction" (Harvard, 1960), and selection as the John G. Gammie Senior Lecturer by the Southwest Commission for Religious Studies, 1996-97. He is a member of the Council of the Association internationale d'etudes patristiques and past president of the North American Patristics Society. In 1998, he was presented with a festschrift, The Early Church in Its Context: Essays in Honor of Everett Ferguson, ed. Abraham J. Marlherbe, Frederick W. Norris, and James W. Thompson (Leiden: E.J. Brill).
Dr. Ferguson has been co-editor (with Elizabeth A. Clark) of the Journal of Early Christian Studies. His other publications include Backgrounds of Early Christianity (Eerdmans, 2nd ed. 1993), Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, ed. (Garland, 2nd ed. 1997), Recent Studies in Early Christianity, ed. (Garland, 1999), and The Church of Christ: A Biblical Ecclesiology for Today (Eerdmans, 1996).
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