The 22nd annual SCJ conference remains at Johnson University Tennessee in Knoxville, on April 14-15, 2023 (Friday, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM; Sat, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM). Plenary and study group sessions will be made available via Zoom.
The schedule will be posted when available, but will run from approximately 8 am to 7 pm EST on Friday, and from 8 am - 1 pm EST on Saturday.
The theme is Alexander Campbell and His Personal Relationships: Wife, African Americans, Friends, and Opponents.
Featured speakers include:
Douglas A. Foster
Scholar in Residence
Abilene Christian University
"Alexander Campbell and Barton W. Stone: Fellow Reformers and Theological Opponents," and "A Catholic Bishop, an Atheist, and Alexander Campbell: Three Unlikely Companions in Reform"
Professor of History, Pepperdine University
"Selina Campbell: Fellow Soldier in the Cause of Restoration"
Associate Professor of History and Religion, Texas College
"Alexander Campbell and African Americans: His Attitude and His Movement."
Related papers or papers on other biblical, theological, or historical topics are sought for parallel sessions from experienced scholars as well as from student scholars. Send your paper title (no abstract needed) to Jeff Painter, Conference Parallel Paper Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org absolutely no later than January 23, 2023. The first 35 paper topics submitted are guaranteed a slot. After that it will depend on rooms available and cancelled papers.
Study groups open for paper submissions include the following:
Inquiries regarding study groups may be directed email@example.com.
All Student Paper Competitions closed on January 6, 2023. Student Paper Competitions occur in three categories: Junior/Senior; M.A./M.Div., and Restoration (Isaac Errett Award from the Disciples of Christ Historical Society). Contact Adam Bean (firstname.lastname@example.org) to indicate your interest and to obtain the competition rules for the undergrad and grad competition, and also receive information on the $2500 scholarship available to both undergrad and grad winners.
For the Isaac Errett competition, contact new coordinator Lisa Barnett (email@example.com) The winner receives a cash award of $250. Encourage a student and plan ahead for 2023.
Both undergrad and grad papers require a faculty sponsor, though the Isaac Errett does not.