Theology Department at 6th International LEST Conference
Marquette’s Theology Department was well represented at the 6th International LEST (Leuven Encounters in Systematic Theology) Conference, “Believing in Community, Ecumenical Reflections on the Church,” Leuven, November 7-10, 2007, organized by the Faculty of Systematic Theology at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.
From among the present MU faculty, Professor Susan K. Wood delivered a plenary address The Sacramental Foundations of Ecclesial Identity: Barrier or Passageway to Ecumenical Unity?; Professor Robert Masson presented a paper, The Cross between Analogy and Metaphor: An Ecumenical Possibility; and Fr. Philip J. Rossi, SJ, presented a paper, Sojourners, Guests and Strangers: The Church as Enactment of God’s Hospitality.
In addition, three Marquette Theology Ph. D. graduates presented papers: Dr. Wendy Dackson (MU Ph. D., 2000) Ripon College Cuddesdon, UK, presented a paper, Toward a Theology of the Laity; Professor Arie Griffioen (MU Ph. D., 1988) Calvin College, presented a paper, Trinitarian Ecclesiology and the Ecumenical Imperatives of Reformed Confessional Identity; and Dr. Kenneth F. Yossa (MU Ph. D. 2006) presented a paper, Autonomy, Zerrisenheit and the Future of Ecclesial Unity.
Web Posted: 11/13/2007