Conference to be held in Sept 2015


Leuven 10-12 September 2015 — CFP

Proposals for papers, preferably in English or French, counting between 600 and 700 words, and followed by a selective list of bibliographical references, should be submitted to the organizers (contact: before November 1, 2014. Notification of acceptance will be given by February 1, 2015. A selection of papers will be published in a peer-reviewed book volume.

Conferences to be held in 2014-15

APECSS 9th Conference

4-6 September 2014 — CFP

The 9th Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society (APECSS) Conference will take place on the Yokohama Campus, Toyo-Eiwa University, Yokohama, Japan, from 4 to 6 September 2014. The Society welcomes all proposals that explore any theme relevant to the early Christian world from the New Testament to the end of Late Antiquity, and especially those that focus on this year’s theme: Life and Death in Early Christianity.The deadline for proposals is 30 April 2014.

St Andrew’s Patristic Symposium 2014

26-27 September 2014 — CFP

The symposium primarily explores the connections between the Alexandrian and the Cappadocian traditions in Late Antiquity, more precisely the ways in which the two centres influenced each other. Papers focused on particular figures are likewise welcomed. For the papers focused on particular figures, they can address the life, personality and contributions of the earlier Alexandrines and St Athanasius, the Cappadocians and St Cyril, from various perspectives, such as historical, theological, literary, spiritual etc. Papers on events, persons and writings directly or indirectly related to the above are also welcome. We welcome, likewise, papers on Church Fathers that are not connected with either Alexandria or Cappadocia. Proposals should be submitted to Very Rev. Dr Doru Costache at ( by 30 April 2014.

International Conference on North African Patristic Sermons

8-10 April 2015 — CFP

The research units History of Church and Theology and Literary Studies: Latin Literature of the University of Leuven will organise, in collaboration with the Augustinian Historical Institute of Malta, an International Conference on North African Patristic Sermons on 8-10 April 2015. The deadline for proposals is 1 June 2014.

Periodical's TOC

JECS 22 (2014)

  • Kenneth B. Steinhauser, 2014. ‘From Russia with Love: Deciphering Augustine’s Code’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 1-20. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0011
  • John S. Kloppenborg, 2014. ‘Literate Media in Early Christ Groups: The Creation of a Christian Book Culture’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 21-59. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0004
  • Kevin Corrigan and Gregory Yuri Glazov, 2014. ‘Compunction and Compassion: Two Overlooked Virtues in Evagrius of Pontus’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 61-77. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0002
  • Maria E. Doerfler, 2014. ‘“Hair!”: Remnants of Ascetic Exegesis in Augustine of Hippo’s De Opere Monachorum‘. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 79-111. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0000
  • Jamie Kreiner, 2014. ‘Autopsies and Philosophies of a Merovingian Life: Death, Responsibility, Salvation’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 113-152. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0005
  • Caroline Johnson Hodge, 2014. ‘Review of Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference in Early Christian Thought by Benjamin H. Dunning’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 153-154. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0006
  • David G. Hunter, 2014. ‘Review of Sin: The Early History of an Idea by Paula Fredriksen’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 155-156. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0008
  • Geoffrey D. Dunn, 2014. ‘Review of Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum by Eric W. Scherbenske’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 157-158. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0010
  • Helen Rhee, 2014. ‘Review of Classical Christian Doctrine: Introducing the Essentials of the Ancient Faith by Ronald E. Heine’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 158-160. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0012
  • Janet Timbie, 2014. ‘Review of Shenoute of Atripe and the Uses of Poverty: Rural Patronage, Religious Conflict, and Monasticism in Late Antique Egypt by Ariel G. López’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 160-161. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0001
  • James E. Goehring, 2014. ‘Review of Thorns in the Flesh: Illness and Sanctity in Late Ancient Christianity by Andrew Crislip’. Journal of Early Christian Studies 22: 162-163. DOI: 10.1353/earl.2014.0003

GASR Report published

2014年3月に、基盤研究C「アウグスティヌスにおける聖書解釈の理論と実践」の成果報告書を The Theory and Practice of the Scriptural Exegesis in Augustine: Research Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C) 23520098 と題して、刊行しました:報告書目次