Schleiermacher, the Study of Religion, and the Future of Theology: A Transatlantic Dialogue
Wednesday, October 29 to Friday, October 31
The Divinity School, University of Chicago
Saturday November 1
The Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion, Downtown Chicago
Opening Lecture and Reception: Wednesday, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Speaker: Richard Crouter, Carleton College
"A Precarious Journey: The Art of Translating Schleiermacher"
Session One: Thursday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Schleiermacher and the Study of Religion Today
Convener: Friedrich Wilhelm Graf, Munich
Andrew Dole, Amherst College: "Schleiermacher and Religious Naturalism"
Folkhard Krech, Bochum: "Actual Effects and Potential Simulations of Schleiermacher's Concept of Religion for Religious Studies"
Georg Pfleiderer, Basel: "Theologie als Universitätswissenschaft: Recent German Debates and What They (Could) Learn from Schleiermacher"
Wayne Proudfoot, Columbia University: "Immediacy and Intentionality in the Feeling of Absolute Dependence"
Notger Slenczka, Berlin: "Religion and Religions. The Fifth Speech' in Dialogue with Contemporary Concepts of a 'Theology of Religions'"
Ted Vial, Iliff School of Theology: "Anschauung and Intuition, Again"
Session Two: Thursday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Schleiermacher and the Prospects of a Transcendental-
Anthropological Theory of Religion
Convener: Francis Fiorenza, Harvard
Jörg Dierken, Hamburg: "Transcendental Theories of Religion: Then and Now"
Franklin Gamwell, University of Chicago: "Schleiermacher and Transcendental Philosophy"
Peter Grove, Arhus: "Symbolism in Schleiermacher's Theory of Religion"
David Klemm, University of Iowa: "Mediating Schleiermacher: The Prospects for a Transcendental-Anthropological Theory of Religion"
Jacqueline Mariña, Purdue University: "Metaphysical Realism and Epistemological Modesty in Schleiermacher's Method"
Sergio Sorrentino, Salerno: "Feeling as a Key Notion for a Transcendental Comprehension of Religion"
Session Three: Friday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Schleiermacher and the Future of an Historical-Empirical Dogmatics
Convener: Dawn De Vries, Union PSCE
Elisabeth Gräb-Schmidt, Gießen: "Schleiermacher's Original Insight: Infinite Inwardness as Consciousness of Freedom and Its Consequences for Theology as Encyclopedia"
Kevin Hector, University of Chicago: "Attunement and Explication: A Pragmatist Reading of Schleiermacher's Theology"
Dietrich Korsch, Marburg: "Dogmatics of Redemption: The Nature and Status of Christian Doctrine in the Glaubenslehre"
Julia Lamm, Georgetown University: "Schleiermacher on 'The Roman Church:' Polemics, Ideology, and the Future of Historical Empirical Dogmatics"
Arie L. Molendijk, Groningen: "'Non-Binding Talk:' The Fate of Friedrich Schleiermacher's Concept of an Historical-Empirical Dogmatics"
Walter Wyman, Whitman College: "The Cognitive Status of the Religious Consciousness: The Nature and Status of Dogmatic Propositions"
Session Four: Friday, 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Schleiermacher and the Hermeneutics of Culture
Convener: Kathryn Tanner, University of Chicago
James M. Brandt, St. Paul School of Theology: "Interpretation of Culture in Schleiermacher's Christian Ethics"
Wilhelm Gräb, Berlin: "Schleiermacher's Concept of Theology and Account of Religion as a Constitutive Element of Human Culture"
Michael Moxter, Hamburg: "Schleiermacher and Contemporary Theories of Culture"
Arnulf v. Scheliha, Osnabrück: "Sources of Normativity in Schleiermacher's Interpretation of Culture"
William Schweiker, University of Chicago: "Schleiermacher's Ethics: Humanistic Premise and Ecological Promise"
Brent Sockness, Stanford University: "Schleiermacher's 'Essentialist' Hermeneutics of Culture"
Session Five: Saturday, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Venue: AAR Annual Meeting)
Schleiermacher Studies in Germany/Europe: New Avenues and Vistas
Saturday or Sunday (time to be determined by the American
Academy of Religion). Venue: AAR Annual Meeting session of the
Convener: Brent Sockness, Stanford
Andreas Arndt, Berlin
Friedrich Wilhelm Graf, Munich
Eilert Herms, Tübingen
Cornelia Richter, Marburg