Catholic Theological Society of America

Catholic Theological Society of America

Call For Papers

God/Trinity Topic Session

Administrative Team:

Anthony J. Godzieba, Villanova University (Convener)
Nancy Dallavalle, Fairfield University
Anthony W. Keaty, Blessed John XXIII Seminary

Convention Theme: Identity and Difference, Unity and Fragmentation

Session Description:
The God/Trinity Topic Session welcomes proposals that offer new and original explorations of the session’s topics. Especially encouraged are papers that (1) examine either of topics in relation to the convention’s theme “Identity and Difference, Unity and Fragmentation”; (2) discuss trinitarian topics such as monarchy, relation, subordination, order, etc.; (3) address the most recent discussions of God in continental philosophy/philosophical theology from a theological perspective; (4) engage some of the most recent literature on the Trinity, such as Lewis Ayres’ Nicaea and Its Legacy or A. Edward Siecienski’s The Filioque: History of a Doctrinal Controversy. A maximum of three papers will be selected for the session.

Information to be Included in Your Proposal:

Your paper proposal should be not more than 250 words. You should also include a 100-word précis that will be posted on the CTSA website should your paper be accepted. Please provide your name, institution, and contact information, including e-mail address. 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 You will be notified by e-mail whether your paper has been accepted by September 14, 2013.