Call for Papers: JESociety 2012, Oct 4-7

Friends of the Jonathan Edwards Center at TEDS may be interested in the following announcement …

The Jonathan Edwards Society is extending a call for papers for the Oct 4-7, 2012 conference on the theme of “Jonathan Edwards: An American Apocalyptic Prophet.”

The details below on paper submission are from the Jonathan Edwards Society website:

Some Sug­gested Topics

  • Edwards’ escha­tol­ogy and phi­los­o­phy of history
  • Edwards’ escha­tol­ogy in its his­tor­i­cal context
  • Armini­an­ism
  • Amer­i­can utopian and dystopian literature
  • Utopian social experiments
  • The social, polit­i­cal, and eco­nomic con­text of Edwards’ thought
  • Con­tem­po­rary cul­tural trends in light of Edwards’ escha­tol­ogy and ethics.


  • Abstracts: 200-​​word maximum
  • Papers: 3,000-word max­i­mum (designed for a read­ing time of 20 to 30 minutes)

Please include the fol­low­ing information:

  • Name
  • Aca­d­e­mic sta­tus and insti­tu­tional affil­i­a­tion (if any)
  • Mail­ing address, e-​​mail address, tele­phone number

Please sub­mit your abstracts or papers (Microsoft-​​Word For­mat) by Sep­tem­ber 1st, 2012.

The con­fer­ence reg­is­tra­tion fee is $50.00 for adults, $25.00 for col­lege stu­dents, and $10.00 for high school stu­dents. Please make your check payable to The Jonathan Edwards Soci­ety and mail it to the address below.

Richard Hall
Dept. of Gov­ern­ment & His­tory
Fayet­teville State Uni­ver­sity
1200 Murchi­son Road
Fayet­teville, NC 28301

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