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Central Texas Colloquium on Religion


Feb 22


On February 22 the Seminary will be hosting our 10th annual Central Texas Colloquium on Religion, a graduate student conference for religious studies students.
Sessions run from 9-10:30 and from 10:45-12:15 in room 261. Schedule of events is below.

8:30 – Welcome and Introductions (In Maddux Lounge)

9:00 – St. Therese of Lisieux’s Spirituality Recontextualized Today

Jessica Guerriero, St. Edward’s University

9:20 – Without Shaking the Dust Off: The Ending of Acts and the Questions of Anti-Judaism and Jewish Mission

Sung Soo Hong, The University of Texas at Austin

9:45 – Soteriology, Sacraments, and Sanctification: The Necessity of a Free Human Will in the Logos

Mary Freiberger, Seminary of the Southwest

10:10 – BREAK

10:30 – The Forgotten Marys and the Venerated Sara La Kali in Romani Culture

Destiny Nicoll, St. Edward’s University

10:50 – Therapy Before Theology: A Hermeneutic Phenomenology Approach to the Debate on Sexuality

Elise Bjork, Seminary of the Southwest

11:15 – The Controversial and Orthodox Teresa of Avila

Eva McNabb, St. Edward’s University

11:35 – Philatutia or Philadelphia? How Loving Our Neighbor Should Shape Christian Political Engagement

Kathryn Freeman, Baylor University, Truett Seminary

12:00 – Woman Wisdom: The Feminine Features of God Illuminated in the St. John’s Bible

Anisa Zepeda, St. Edward’s University