The Prayer Book:
Doctrine, Liturgy and Life
Registration for the coming conference in January (24-26th) 2018
at St John’s Savannah is open !
Those who register early can enjoy a substantial discount on the full conference rate
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A special Conference Rate is available at the De Soto Hotel (which will be conference venue along with St John’s Church) https://www.thedesotosavannah.com ( it may be advisable to call and ask for the special PBS Conference Rate when booking rather than doing so online)
The Marriot Courtyard, Historic District is also offering a special conference rate.
This next Conference will build on the great success of our first in recent years held last February on the theme: Anglicanism: Catholic and Reformed
It will again be held in Savannah but with Plenary Sessions at the De Soto Hotel as well as St John’s Church and will feature an improved sound system.
In 2018 we shall be looking in our main sessions at themes relating the Prayer Book heritage to
- The Doctrine of the Church
- Authority, Truth and Unity in the Church
- The Nicene Creed
- Reconciliation, Atonement and the Eucharist
As well as having a range of additional sessions on topics including
- Preaching the Eucharistic Lectionary
- The Prayer Book in English Literature (Austen)
- (in Apologetics) Christianity, Human Flourishing and the Public Square.
- The Proposed Revision of the 1979 Prayer Book in The Episcopal Church
There will also be opportunities for shorter papers to be presented in break out sessions
Those already expected to be presenting and speaking include
The Revd. Dr Paul Avis, the Revd Dr. George Westhaver of Pusey House, Oxford, Dr. Jesse Billett, Toronto, The Revd. Fr. Gavin Dunbar (Society President), The Revd. Canon Jordan Hylden, The Revd. Fr Edward Rix (Society Vice President), Dr Gillis Harp, Dr Roberta Bayer, Dr Christopher Wells (Living Church), Dr Stephen Blackwood, Dean William McKeachie, The Revd. Canon Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff and others.
It is hoped that academic credit will be granted to students and Seminarians attending.
Further details will be updated in the coming weeks:
Some of the books written by contributors include:
Paul Avis: The Church in the Theology of the Reformers (2002), The Identity of Anglicanism: Essentials of Anglican Ecclesiology (2008), In Search of Authority: Anglican Theological Method from the Reformation to the Enlightenment (2014), The Vocation of Anglicanism (2016);
Dr. Roberta Bayer, Reformed and Catholic: Essays in Honor of Peter Toon (2012)
Dr. Jesse Billett: The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000 (2014)
Oliver O’Donovan: Persons: Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics (1994), The Desire of the Nations: Rediscovering the Roots of Political Theology (1999), Self, World, and Time: Volume 1: Ethics as Theology: An Induction (2013); The Difference between `Someone’ and `Something’ (2017).
Joan O’Donovan, George Grant and the Twilight of Justice.
Gillis Harp, Positivist Republic: Auguste Comte and the Reconstruction of American Liberalism, 1865-1920, Brahmin Prophet, Phillips Brooks and the Path of Liberal Protestantism.
Tyler VanderWeel, “Explanation in Causal Inference: Methods for Mediation and Interaction, Religion and health: a synthesis”. In: Peteet, J.R. and Balboni, M.J. (eds.). Spirituality and Religion within the Culture of Medicine: From Evidence to Practice.Oxford University Press, 2015
Seminarians and Seniors will also enjoy even larger discounts and it is hoped that Students will be able to gain academic credit.
A Special Conference Hotel Rate is available at the De Soto Hotel and the
Marriott Courtyard, Savannah
More details will be added over the coming weeks.