Academic Symposium 2021

Date(s) - March 5, 2021
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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About the Symposium

The Academic Symposium is an annual, day-long conference hosted by the Regent College Student Association which showcases research by current Regent students.

This year’s online Symposium will offer 2 sessions and 6 student presentations. Each session will feature 3 student presentations in which participants are given half an hour to present their research and take questions. Questions will be moderated by a faculty member with overlapping research interests.

10:30-12:30 Session 1

10:30 — David Lewis: African Christian Spirituality in the Work of A.E. Orobator: A Theological Brew of an African Flavour

11:10 — Zach Gordon: To God, through the Image of the Other: The Incarnational Theology of Ascent in the Works of Charles Williams

11:50 — Tim Wang: Asian Spirituality through Harmonious Living: A dialogue Between Confucian Spirituality and Christian Spirituality

12:30-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30 – 3:30 Session 2

1:30 — Heather Kauffman: The Poetic Process and the Spiritual Life: Reflecting on the Common Language of Poetry and Prayer

2:10 — Matthew Key: Faith in Churches: the Eucharist, the Church, & the Writings of St. Francis of Assisi

2:50 — Jerusha Lieow: Provoking God’s Jealousy: The Dispute Over Food Offered to Idols – Paul, the Early Church, and the Christian Witness

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To attend the Symposium, click the link on the weekly announcements email or email if you don’t have access to the weekly emails.

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