Tuesday, 6 May 2014

CHF Day Conference with Mark Noll - The Bible and Politics (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, 21 June 2014)

The Bible and Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr.

Sidney Sussex College, 21 June 2014, Chapel Court, Room 2.
CHF is delighted to welcome Professor Mark Noll (University of Notre Dame) as the keynote speaker for a day conference on the Bible and Politics. With roundtable discussions of John Coffey's new book, Exodus and Liberation, and a presentation from Gareth Atkins on patriotism in the era of the Napoleonic wars, this promises to be a stimulating day.

10.30-11.45     Keynote Lecture, Prof. Mark Noll (University of Notre Dame),
'The Bible and Empire in Britain and Her Colonies, 1620-1763.'

12.00-13.00     Round table discussion on Prof. John Coffey’s Exodus and Liberation 
(John Coffey, Mark Noll and Eugenio Biagini)

13.00-2.00       Lunch break, Sidney gardens weather permitting, bring your own sandwiches.

2.00-3.30         Dr. Gareth Atkins (Magdalene College, Cambridge), 'Christian heroes, providence and patriotism in wartime Britain, 1793-1815.'

Dr. Alister Chapman (Westmont College, California),
‘Race, Religion, and the Politics of the 1962 Commonwealth Immigrants Act’
3.30-3.45         Coffee

3.45-4.15         Concluding Discussion

Please bring a contribution towards coffee. 

The conference is free of charge, but if you are planning to attend, it would be helpful to contact the organiser, Dr Sujit Sivasundaram: sps20@cam.ac.uk