Category Archives: Refo500

Congratulations to the 2020 RefoRC Book Prize Winner

Paolo Astorri wins RefoRC Book Award 2020 Paderborn, May 13, 2020 For his book Lutheran Theology and Contract Law in Early Modern Germany (ca. 1520-1720), published by Ferdinand Schöningh, Paolo Astorri is awarded with the RefoRC Book Award 2020. The … Continue reading

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RefoRC Conference Info Update

Here. Because of the corona virus pandemic, the Tenth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity in Aarhus (planned May 27-29, 2020) has been cancelled. The conference is now scheduled for 6-8 May 2021 at the Research Centre for the … Continue reading

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The 10th Annual RefoRC Conference

See the details here. The European reformations meant major changes in theology, religion, and everyday life. Some changes were immediate and visible in a number of countries: monasteries were dissolved, new liturgies were introduced, and married pastors were ordained, other … Continue reading

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Latomus and Luther- The Debate: Is every Good Deed a Sin?

V&R have now published a new work in the Refo500 Academic Series.  And I’m very excited about it because Luther’s ‘Against Latomus’ is one of his very best books. Who was Jacob Latomus? What did he write in the series … Continue reading

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The Theology of Heinrich Bullinger

W.P. Stephens’ last work before his untimely death was a volume on the theology of Heinrich Bullinger. This work was virtually fully completed save the chapter on the Lord’s Supper and has been edited by Joe Mock and Jim West … Continue reading

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An Interview With Paolo Astorri

Refo500 writes Paolo Astorri wrote his dissertation on Lutheran Theology and Contract Law in Early Modern Germany (ca. 1520-1720). We interviewed him about his book. What has Christian spirituality to do with law? The Church has always been connected with law. Christ … Continue reading

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Wissenschaftliche Tagung: Gegeneinander glauben – miteinander forschen?

In der Zeit vom 3. bis zum 5. Oktober dieses Jahres findet in der Johannes a Lasco Bibliothek die Tagung Gegeneinander glauben – miteinander forschen? Paradigmenwechsel frühneuzeitlicher Wissenschaftskulturen statt. Den Ausgangspunkt für diese Tagung, die in das Kooperationsprojekt „Konfessionskultur des Reformiertentums im … Continue reading

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Reminder: Tenth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity

May 27-29, 2020, the Tenth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity will take place in Aarhus, hosted by the University of Aarhus. Introduction — The European reformations meant major changes in theology, religion, and everyday life. Some changes were … Continue reading

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The Council of Trent: Reform and Controversy in Europe and Beyond (1545-1700)

Exactly 450 years after the solemn closure of the Council of Trent on 4 December 1563, scholars from diverse regional, disciplinary and confessional backgrounds convened in Leuven to reflect upon the impact of this Council, not only in Europe but … Continue reading

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The Synod of Dordt Commemorative Conference

I hope this if live streamed or youtube-d. The H. Henry Meeter Center is co-sponsoring “The Synod of Dordt Commemorative Conference,” on September 14th and 15th,  2018, in the Calvin Theological Seminary auditorium (3233 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546). This … Continue reading

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Call For Submissions

The Journal of Early Modern Christianity (JEMC) is inviting submissions for the 2018 and 2019 issues. JEMC intends to contribute to interdisciplinary, interconfessional, and comparative research on early modern Christianity.  — https://www.reforc.com/jemc-call-for-article-submission/

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From Wittenberg to the World

Details here. New publication at Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in the R5AS Series: From Wittenberg to the World. Essays on the Reformation and its Legacy in Honor of Robert Kolb, Charles Arand/Erik H. Herrmann/Daniel L. Mattson (eds.). The book honours the Rev. … Continue reading

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Call For Papers

International conference 26-28 September 2019 at the European Melanchthon Academy, Bretten, entitled: The Mediation of Salvation (Sacraments) in Early Modern Theology (1450-1700) – a Transconfessional Perspective. Go here for all the deets (that’s what the kids say, right?)

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Conference Gender Balance at Refo500

Refo500 does a brilliant job of achieving gender balance at its conferences: Here are the Annual RefoRC Conference 2019 keynote speakers: Angela de Benedictis (Bologna): Theories of War, Revolt and Resistance in Early Modern Italy Ian Campbell (Belfast): Early Modern … Continue reading

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Refo500 Meeting

The Eighth Annual RefoRC Conference is hosted by the University of Warsaw and will take place May 24-26, 2018. Theme of Plenary Lectures: Reformation and Education The Reformation was closely tied to the renovation of educational models from its very … Continue reading

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Refo500 Switzerland Tour

If you’re interested in visiting Switzerland and want to go with a well guided group, trip.  There are, I hear, a few slots left.

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Deadline Extended

The deadline for submitting short paper proposals for the Eighth Annual RefoRC Conference, May 24-26, 2018 at the University of Warsaw has been extended to March 14, 2018. Read more here.

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Two New Volumes in the Refo500 Academic Series

»The Controversy over the Lord’s Supper in Danzig 1561-1567«: The variety in the controversies of the Lord’s Supper is being shown under a new single spotlight. Bjørn Ole Hovda analyzes the inner-Lutheran controversy on the Eucharist during the late Reformation in … Continue reading

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Program for the 8th Refo500 Annual Meeting

Here.

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The Reformation Celebrated in Indonesia

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