The Jonathan Edwards Center at TEDS is pleased to announce an exciting conference on the theme, “Jonathan Edwards for the New Millennium,” sponsored jointly by the Jonathan Edwards Society and the Edwin Mellen Press, to take place in Northampton, Massachusetts on October 1-2, 2010. Featured speakers include Gerald McDermott and Michael McClymond, who will discuss their current joint work, a 46-chapter comprehensive study of Jonathan Edwards’s theology, soon to be published by Oxford University Press. Avihu Zakai will also present a lecture on Jonathan Edwards’s philosophy of nature which coincides with his latest book published this summer.
The conference will help promote the interests of Edwardsean scholarship as well as bring together a wide variety of scholars from different disciplines and perspectives. Papers on all topics are especially welcome that further the ongoing work of contextualizing Edwards’s ideas for the twenty-first century. The deadline for submission of abstracts or papers is September 1, 2010. For more information about this conference and ideas for possible paper topics, please visit http://www.jesociety.org/.