Prayer Book Society Conference 2018
The 2018 conference will again be held in Savannah at the De Soto Hotel as well as St John's Church and will build on the success of the 2017 Conference, "Anglicanism Catholic and Reformed". This year we shall be looking in our main sessions at themes relating to the Prayer Book and
- The Doctrine of the Church
- Authority, Truth and Unity in the Church
- "The Twentieth-Century Baptismal Revolution:
Is the Classical Prayer Book Really Obsolete?"
- The Offertory & Pelagius:
Did the Prayer Book Tradition protect us from an ancient heresy
that was re-opened in the 1979 BCP?
- "Apologetics: Retrieving our Older Precedents.
- "Renewing the Christian Imagination: Inhabiting the City of God in a Secular Age"
- "Being Reasonably Anglican: Religion without tears?"
As well as
- Preaching the Eucharistic Lectionary
- The Prayer Book in English Literature
- The proposed "comprehensive revision" of the BCP in the Episcopal Church
Those already expected to be presenting and speaking include
The Revd. Dr Paul Avis, The Very Revd. Laurie Thompson, Dean of Trinity School for Ministry, Dr. Jesse Billett, Toronto, The Revd. Fr. Gavin Dunbar, Dr Christopher Wells (Editor of the Living Church), Dr Stephen Blackwood, Dean William McKeachie, The Revd. Canon Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff. Dr Neil Robertson, Kings College Halifax.
A Special Conference Hotel Rate is available at the Marriott Courtyard, Savannah
and the De Sotto (till end of 8th January) which will also be a conference venue
For assistance with flights it may be of interest to contact
Vivianne Pommier ofWest End Travel at202 803 8814 ande-mail: email@example.com. This agency will charge a small fee for bookings but they do offer excellent rates and service.
Some of books written by contributors to our conferences include:
Paul Avis: The Church in the Theology of the Reformers (2002),The Identity of Anglicanism: Essentials of Anglican Ecclesiology (2008), In Search of Authority: Anglican Theological Method from the Reformation to the Enlightenment (2014), The Vocation of Anglicanism (2016);
Dr. Roberta Bayer, Reformed and Catholic: Essays in Honor of Peter Toon (2012)
Jesse Billett: The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000 (2014)
Oliver O'Donovan: Persons: Resurrection and Moral Order: An Outline for Evangelical Ethics (1994), The Desire of the Nations: Rediscovering the Roots of Political Theology (1999), Self, World, and Time: Volume 1: Ethics as Theology: An Induction (2013); The Difference between `Someone' and `Something' (2017).
Joan O'Donovan, George Grant and the Twilight of Justice
St John's Church and the DeSoto Hotel Savannah (View)
1 West Macon Street
Savannah , GA 31401