Philip G. Ziegler

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Papers and Talks


Upcoming speaking engagements include:

  • I will present a plenary paper entitled ‘Spheres, Circles, Orders and Mandates: The Cartography of Christian Freedom and Responsibility in Bonhoeffer and Barth’ as part of the 2018 Dutch ‘Barth Tagung’ on the theme of ‘Bonhoeffer as a Challenge to Barth’s Theology’, March 5-7, 2018, Amersfoort.
  • I shall present a short paper entitled ‘Insomnolent Ananthemas: E.M. Cioran’s Unbelieving Gift to Theology’ at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Theology at the University of Nottingham, 9-11 April 2018.
  • I will be contributing a paper on the theme of Christian – Jewish Relations to the Markus Barth Centenary Symposium to be hosted by the Karl Barth Center of Princeton Theological Seminary in September 2018.
  • I will be one of the plenary speakers at the 2019 SST Annual Meeting on the theme of the doctrine of grace.
  • I will speak as part of a conference on Karl Barth’s Römerbrief 100 years later: Retrospect and Prospect, hosted by the Faculty of Theology of the University of Geneva, 5-7 June, 2019. 
  • I am coordinating the 2019 Annual Karl Barth Conference, hosted at Princeton Theological Seminary by the Centre for Barth Studies. More details to follow. . . .

Some other recent papers and presentations include:

  • I  delivered the first annual Logos Theology Lecture at the Logos Institute at the University of St Andrews on Thursday, November 30, 2017.
  • I taught and lectured during a week-long visit to the Department of Religion of Baylor University, Waco, TX from November 6-10, 2017.
  • I delivered a paper to the 2nd London Bonhoeffer Colloquium, St. Mary’s University, Twinckenham on Saturday, October 28th, 2017.
  • I participated in a symposium entitled, ‘Deification and Creaturehood in an Age of Biotechnological Enhancement’, 17-19 July 2017 at Kellogg College, Oxford, UK.
  • I served as a respondent to Eleanore Stump at the conference, ‘God, History, and the Incarnation’, June 1-3, 2017 at the University of St Andrews.
  • ‘Bound Over to the Devil’s Tyranny? Sin and Satan in Contemporary Reformed Hamartiology’, Reformed Theology and History Group, American Academy of Religion annual meeting, November 19 – 23, 2016, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • ‘Kierkegaard on the Christian Life’, at a symposium on ‘Kant and Public Theology’, hosted by the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University, Nijmegen, in the Netherlands, November 9-12, 2016.
  • ‘Listening to Discipleship‘s “B-Side”‘, Reading Bonhoeffer for the Life of the Church, Durham University, September 20-22, 2016.
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