CFP: Reformation Literature, History & Culture (5/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Thum, Maureen
contact email: 
mthum@umflint.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
SOCIETY FOR REFORMATION RESEARCH SPONSORED SESSIONS
Kalamazoo: 4nd International Medieval Congress
May 10-13, 2007
Location: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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We are offering three themed Sessions:
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1. Reformation I: The Power of the Book
 
A session about how print and the press expedited the progress of the
Reformation. Could be influential books ("The Bondage of the Will"),
or THE book (Scripture), or polemical contests. Individuals (Luther or
Knox) or groups (Puritans). Social change... censorship issues ...
influence of specific books on the progress of the Reformation.
 
2. Reformation II: The Power of the Sword
 
A session on force and compulsion, issues of conscience, military
history, Peasants Rebellion, armed resistance, church and state. Does
the church have the power of the sword? Issues of obedience and
resistance, and authority.
 
3. Reformation III: The Power of the Word
 
A session on belles lettres, rhetoric, the style of individual authors
(reform-minded or anti-reformation), the scriptural 'Word', the
influence of texts on religious and spiritual thought.
Send 200 Word Abstracts by email to Maureen Thum, Program Secretary,
SRR at Kalamazoo
mthum_at_umflint.edu
Please use subject heading: SRR proposal

****DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: May 14, 2006*** (We need to send in the
program proposal May 15)
We may accept some abstracts after this date if the sessions are not
yet full

FORMAT OF ABSTRACTS
The following information should be provided at the beginning of the
abstract
1) name of presenter
2) affiliation (university, emeritus, independent scholar)
3) status (faculty, graduate, undergraduate)
4) complete address, either home or institution where we can best
reach you at all times
5) office phone and home phone
6) e-mail address
8) title of paper
9) Session Theme: >
****TEXT OF ABSTRACT****

****MEMBERSHIP IN THE SOCIETY FOR REFORMATION RESEARCH ****
Membership is required to present a paper. $20 regular, $10 student
and emeritus
****Useful contact information****
Maureen Thum, Program Secretary, Society for Reformation Research at
Kalamazoo. Department of English, 326 French Hall, University of
Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI 48502
810. 235 2016 (home)

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cfp categories: 
renaissance