Catholic Theological Society of America

Catholic Theological Society of America

Call For Papers

Christology Topic Session

Administrative Team:

Kelle Lynch-Baldwin (Convener)  Diocese of Fairbanks
Colleen M. Carpenter   St. Catherine University
Susie Paulik Babka   University of San Diego

Convention Theme: Identity and Difference, Unity and Fragmentation

Session Description:
The “Christ” section welcomes paper proposals on a wide range of Christological topics. We are especially interested in receiving proposals that consider 1) the relationship between Christology and faith identity and the manner{s} in which this relationship is explicitly conveyed through praxis, 2) how the doctrine of the Incarnation can be reconceived today in a manner that does not contribute to a further fragmenting of Christian unity through isolating or privileging of communities or beliefs and 3) propositions for an Incarnational Christology that proves valuable to ecumenical conversations - in light of the 50th anniversary of Unitatis Redintegratio- and promotes the mutual transformation of tradition.

Information to be Included in Your Proposal:

  • Your paper proposal should be not more than 250 words.
  • You should also include a 100 words précis that will be posted on the CTSA website should your paper be accepted.
  • Please provide your name and institution and contact information, including e-mail.
  • Indicate whether you will be requiring A/V equipment.

Eligibility for Submitting Paper Proposals

  • CTSA guidelines require that those making proposals ordinarily be associate or full members in good standing with their dues paid up.  Anyone with an associate or full membership application on file can also submit a proposal if they expect to be accepted for membership in the upcoming June convention. 
  • No member may present a paper/respond to a paper/participate on a panel more than once at a given convention. An exception is made for members of under-represented groups. Presentations made to the Women’s Consultation on Constructive Theology are included in this rubric.

Deadline: September 1, 2013.  Please submit proposals to:
Kelly Lynch-Baldwin

You will be notified by e-mail whether your paper has been accepted by September 14, 2013.