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Covenantal Apologetics Colloquium

Call for Papers

Reformed Forum is sponsoring a colloquium for the discussion of developing work in the tradition of covenantal apologetics. The Colloquium will be held online via YouTube and Google Hangouts, on Saturday, December 5, from 7pm to 10pm (EST). For the Colloquium Reformed Forum is calling for papers exploring and advancing the defense of the faith in the covenantal tradition. Papers should explore the principles of covenantal apologetics or apply covenantal principles in theological, philosophical, or cultural apologetics.

Submission Guidelines

  • Maximum 10k words. Include an abstract of approximately 200 words.
  • Submissions are due October 31, 2015, 11:59pm (EST).
  • Submit a .doc or .docx file as email attachment to n.shannon@ttgu.ac.kr. Submissions will be prepared for blind review and submitted to the panel.
  • Authors must be available to present their papers on the day of the colloquium.
  • Selected papers will be announced by November 25.

Colloquium Format

  • The Colloquium will run from 7pm to 10pm EST.
  • Three papers, selected by the review panel, will be presented.
  • Each paper will be scheduled for approximately 35 minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for questions.


Review Panel:

  • Scott Oliphint, Professor of Apologetics and Systematic Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary; author of Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith (Crossway, 2013)
  • James Anderson, Associate Professor of Theology and Philosophy, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte; author of What’s Your Worldview?: An Interactive Approach to Life’s Big Questions (Crossway, 2014)
  • William Dennison, Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Covenant College; author of In Defense of the Eschaton: Essays in Reformed Apologetics (Pickwick, 2016)


  • Nathan Shannon, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology, Torch Trinity Graduate University, Seoul
  • Camden Bucey, President, Reformed Forum


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