NASPH 2009

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his page contains the program for the 4th annual meeting of NASPH, September 25-26, 2009, at Newman University in Wichita, Kansas. The theme of the conference was "Hermeneutics and Religion." Merold Westphal gave the keynote lecture on "Hermeneutics, Faith, and Reason." 

NASPH 2009

THE NORTH AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHILOSOPHICAL HERMENEUTICS

September 25-26, 2009

Jabara Theater

DeMattias Fine Arts Center, Newman University, Wichita, Kansas

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

 

9:00        Welcome

9:15        Lauren Barthold (Gordon College), “Religion as an Act of Betrayal”

                                Comments: Peter Fristedt (Hood College)

10:30     Break

10:45     Ty Camp (University of Kentucky), “Hermeneutical Religion and the Gift of Love: The Possibility of the Absolutely Other”

                                Comments: Chris Fox (Newman University)

12:00     Lunch and Text Discussion

2:00        Ian Rottenberg (Fordham University), “Sacred Text as Saturated Phenomenon”

                                Comments: Greg Lynch (Fordham University)

3:15        Break

3:30        Keynote Address: Merold Westphal (Fordham University)

“Hermeneutics, Faith, and Reason”

5:30        Reception (Tarcisia Roths Alumni Lounge, Newman University)

6:30        Transportation back to hotel (dinner and optional Art Crawl on your own)

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

 

10:00     Mirela Oliva (Suffolk University/Boston College), “Meaning and Religion in Gadamer and Pannenberg”

                                Comments: Darren Walhof (Grand Valley State University)

11:15     Break

11:30     Matthew Burch (University of Arkansas), “Blurred Vision: Marion on the ‘Possibility’ of Revelation”

                                Comments: Mark Gedney (Gordon College)

12:45     Lunch and Business Meeting

2:30        Author-Meets-Readers Session

The Inner Word in Gadamer’s Hermeneutics (Notre Dame)

John Arthos (Denison University), author

Phil Cary (Eastern University), reader

David Vessey (Grand Valley State University), reader

4:30        Break

4:45        John Stanley (University of Applied Sciences, Cologne), “Gadamer’s Interpretation of St. Augustine”

                                Comments: Rod Coltman (Collin College)

6:00        Transportation back to hotel

7:00        Reception and Banquet @ The Larkspur Restaurant & Grill, 904 East Douglas 
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