Remembering Carl Henry: Evangelicalism Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Call for Papers

January 22, 2013, marked the centennial of the birth of the late Carl F. H. Henry. An architect of the modern evangelical movement in the U.S., Henry was involved in the inception of Fuller Seminary, Christianity Today, and the Evangelical Theological Society. He was also a professor, friend, and supporter of TEDS, leaving us both his single largest gift and his personal archives. This centennial moment offers a marvelous opportunity not only to commemorate and celebrate Carl Henry’s life of ministry and love of God, but also to rekindle the enduring significance of his theological vision for a new generation of evangelical scholarship, continuing the spirit of philosophical, theological, and social engagement that Henry envisioned.

Please consider sharing your research paper or project at this year’s Henry celebration (Oct. 11, 2013 at TEDS) and in the Spring 2014 edition of Trinity Journal. Some examples of potential research papers to be presented at the conference might include:

  • Carl Henry’s Theology of Revelation and Scripture
  • Evangelicalism and Social Engagement
  • Carl Henry’s place in twentieth-century theology
  • Carl Henry on Mercy and Justice
  • Carl Henry’s Theological Interpretation of Scripture
  • Evangelicalism and Theological Education

 

PROPOSALS

Proposals should include a title of no more than 100 characters and an abstract not to exceed 250 words. They should also include name, email address, and place of employment/study. The proposals are due by July 1, 2013, and should be submitted to Geoffrey Fulkerson: gfulkers@tiu.edu.

AWARD

Six essays will be accepted and announced by July 15. The selected essayists, in addition to having their travel expenses covered to the Remembering Carl Henry Conference (Oct. 11, 2013 at TEDS), will be given a $500 honorarium, and the selected essays will appear in the spring edition of Trinity Journal.
 

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