2019 Colloquium: Calvin and the Old Testament

Posted: 28 November 2018

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The Calvin Studies Society colloquium registration is now open. The biennial colloquium will be held on 11-13 April 2019 at Trinity Christian College (Palos Heights, IL, a suburb of Chicago).

The Calvin Studies Society invites participants to explore Calvin’s view of the Old Testament in the upcoming Colloquium in the spring of 2019.  The colloquium is designed to promote theological and historical engagement with the thought, life, and times of John Calvin, the broader developments of the Protestant Reformation, and Reformed Traditions in particular.

The following presentations will be featured:

  • Sujin Pak – “Calvin Beyond Literal and Allegorical Readings: Calvin and Old Testament Metaphors”
  • Michael VanderWeele – “What Can Literary Studies Learn from Calvin’s Reading of Deuteronomy?”
  • Jeff Fisher – “Calvin and Oecolampadius on the Servant Songs in Isaiah”
  • Paul Lim – “Reading Genesis on the Trinity in Post-Reformation England”
  • Christine Kooi – “Who were the Israelites in the Netherlandish Reformation?”
  • Scott Manetsch – “Pastoral Principles and Practice in Calvin’s Commentaries on the Jewish Prophets”
  • Thomas Davis – “For the Beauty of the Earth: Creation, Humankind, and Calvin in the Work of Marilynne Robinson”
  • Todd Billings – “A True Anatomy of the Soul?: The Place of Anger in Calvin’s Interpretation of Lament Psalms”

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Event Info

Start Date
11 April 2019

End Date
13 April 2018

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