Invited Papers & Keynote Presentations (basic schedule)

At McGill’s School of Religious Studies, Mon May 8, welcome ceremony starting 9 am

Birks building McGill

9 am – official McGill School of Religious Studies welcomes

9:30 am. Jarett Carty – “Echoes of the Reformation: the cultural, political and theological effects of Luther, five hundred years later”

10:15 am. Catherine E. Clifford – “500 years of Catholic-Protestant Relations: as seen from the 21st century Canadian Context”

11:00 am coffee break

11:15 am. Torrance Kirby – “The Reformation in England”

noon – 1:30 pm lunch, provided at McGill SRS

1:30-5 pm – other scholarly papers at McGill (for details see other column to the right of this website)

6 pm opening stand-up welcome reception with hot food  at Mezzanine of Concordia’s Hall building (right beside Dept of Theological Studies, 2140 Bishop)

At Concordia’s Dept. of Theological Studies (2140 Bishop St, Building D) Tues May 9, welcome ceremony starting 9 am

photo of Theo Studies

9 am – official Concordia Department of Theology welcomes

9:30 am. Gregory Baum, “The Reformation and Quebec Society”

10 am. Christine Jamieson and Matthew Anderson – “The Hiddenness of God and the Postmodern City”

10:30 – 11 am coffee break

11 am. Allen Jorgenson – “The Reformation and the Community Chest”

11:30 am – 1 pm lunch break (participants are on their own in Concordia area)

At the Church of St. Andrew & St. Paul (Tues May 9, starting 1 pm)

St. Andrew and St. Paul

1 pm. Brooks Schramm – “Luther, the Bible and the Jews” (keynote address)

coffee break at the Dept of Theological Studies, 2140 Bishop (a few steps away)

3 pm.  panel discussion: Catherine E. Clifford, Matthew Anderson, Kirsi Stjerna, Allen Jorgenson, Jarrett Carty on “Reformation and the City: Why is the Anniversary Important?”

4:30 – 6:45 pm break for dinner (participants are on their own in Concordia area)

7 pm Keynote address: “The Reformation Call for Freedom – and Freedom in 2017”, Dr. Kirsi Stjerna, University of Helsinki


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