Membership Renewal & Annual Meeting

Please click here if you have yet to renew your membership with CTS for 2011.

Also, don’t forget that the Annual Meeting of the CTS will take place in Fredericton, NB, during Congress 2011 from May 30 through June 1, 2011.


DRAFT Schedule: Annual Meeting at Congress 2011, Fredericton, NB

Canadian Theological Society

2011 Programme

May 30—June 1

All events will be held in Margaret Norrie McCain Hall 101 (Recital Room), St. Thomas University, unless otherwise noted.

Monday, May 30

9:00-9:10         Welcome, Lee Cormie, CTS President

9:15-9:55         Don Schweitzer, St. Andrew’s College, “The Sociality of Jesus Christ”

10:00-10:40     Concurrent sessions

Christopher J. Duncanson-Hales, Saint Paul University, “Divine Detectives: Globalization and Niklas Luhmann’s Challenge to Theology”

Nick Olkovich, University of St. Michael’s College, “Beyond Hauerwas: Bernard Lonergan’s Liberal-Communitarianism” (location: Margaret Norrie McCain Hall 106)

11:00-12:00     Newman Lecture, Robert Larmer, University of New Brunswick

1:15-1:55         Doris M. Kieser, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta, “The Magical, Mystical Penis – or – Why We Need More Marys”

2:00-2:40         John Perry, St. John’s College, University of Manitoba, “The Greed of Traders and Bankers on ‘Coasts and Continents’”

3:00-3:50         Presidential Address, Lee Cormie, University of St. Michael’s College

3:55-5:00         CTS Annual General Meeting

7:00-8:30         Craigie Lecture (organized by CSBS, sponsored by CTS, CSSRCSPSCSCH):

“New Perspectives on the Sect of the Dead Sea Scrolls,” John J. Collins, Yale Divinity School (location: Margaret Norrie McCain Hall 100, Noel Kinsella Auditorium, St. Thomas University)

Tuesday, May 31

9:00-9:40         Timothy Harvie, St. Mary’s University College, “In Search Of An Ethics Of Hope: Jürgen Moltmann, Catholic Social Thought and an Eschatological                                 Economy”

9:45-10:25       Concurrent sessions –

Abigail Lofte, University of St. Michael’s College, “A Postcolonial Hermeneutic of Resurrection: Christological Themes of the Body, Glorification, and Salvation”

Michael Tapper, Saint Paul University, “Other as Opponent: A Look at the Presuppositions of Canadian Evangelicals and their Critics” (location: Margaret Norrie McCain Hall 106)

10:40-11:20     Student Essay Contest winner: Hyunjoon (John) Park, Knox College, “The Hermeneutical Challenges in Interpreting Genesis 13:1-18”

11:25-12:05     Bertha Yetman, Regis College, “Newfoundland and Labrador: Seeking the Common Good after the Cod Disappeared”

1:15-1:55         Christopher De Bono, Regis College, “At Sea in the New World of Clinical Chaplaincy: ‘Theology’ Overboard?”

2:00-2:40         Susan Willhauck, Atlantic School of Theology, “The Urban Dictionary, Street Wisdom and God:  An Intersection of Linguistics and Theology”

3:00-4:30         Panel:  “Joanne McWilliam’s Contribution to the Study of Religion in Canada”

Moderator:      Ellen Leonard, University of St. Michael’s College

Panelists:         Mary Ann Beavis, St. Thomas More College

Theodore de Bruyn, University of Ottawa

Jane Barter Moulaison, University of Winnipeg

Peter Slater, Trinity College

5:00-7:00         Presidents’ Reception (Congress event)

Location: Ballroom, Student Union Building, UNB

6:30                 CTS Dinner (location TBA)

Wednesday, June 1

9:00-9:40         Harold Wells, Emmanuel College, “God and the Rising Seas: Kenosis as Theodicy”

10:00-11:30     Panel: “The Place of Sub-Saharan African Christianity in World Christianity”

Moderator:      to be determined

Panelists:         Stan Chu Ilo, University of St. Michael’s College

Iheanyi Enwerem, St. Thomas More College

Joseph Ogbonnaya, University of St. Michael’s College