Generous Orthodoxy: Hans Frei and the Future of Theology - Day 1

Event time: 
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 11:30am to Friday, October 28, 2022 - 6:00pm
Sterling Divinity Quadrangle (SDQ ) See map
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

In celebration of the bicentenary of Yale Divinity School and the centenary of Hans Frei’s birth, this conference will explore the nature and purpose of academic theology today through the lens of Frei’s work, reflecting on the past, present and future practice of theology at Yale in conversation with one of its most influential theologians and a range of leading contemporary thinkers who have been influenced by him. Together we will consider the contemporary significance of Frei’s central theological concerns and contributions, examining the agenda, configuration and future of theology as an academic discipline and formational ecclesial practice in the twenty-first century.
Keynote speakers include:
David Kelsey
Mike Higton
Rachel Muers
George Hunsinger
Katherine Sonderegger
Victor Ezigbo
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Day 1 - Thursday, October 27th, 2022

11:30 - Service in Marquand Chapel
12:30 – Lunch
13:30 – Welcome & Keynote 1: Frei’s Christology w/ David Kelsey, Mike Higton & Victor Ezigbo
15:30 – Coffee
16:15 – Discussion Panel 1: “Reading After Frei”
· Drew Collins, Ellen Davis, David Ford, Rachel Muers, (invited)
17:45 – Reception
18:30 – Dinner
19:30 – Keynote 2: Types of Theology for the 21st Century w/ Rachel Muers & George Hunsinger

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General Public