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Peer-reviewed and generative sessions cover a wide range of academic disciplines. Between 85 and 100 interactive paper, panel, poster, round table, and town hall sessions are scheduled in six 90-minute time slots and framed by five plenary events.

Sessions will be slotted prior to the conference.


Session Slot
  • Plenary
  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3
  • Session 4
  • Session 5
  • Session 6
  • American Religion
  • Business and Economics
  • Centers for Faith and Learning
  • Christianity, Literature, and Language
  • Church and Academy
  • Civil Rights
  • Congregational Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Early Career Scholars in the Theological Disciplines
  • Faith and Learning
  • Fifth Annual Landon Saunders' Lecture
  • Film Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary
  • J.J.M. Roberts' Lecture in Old Testament Studies
  • Mission and World Christianity
  • New Testament
  • Old Testament Studies
  • Patristics
  • Philosophy
  • Plenary
  • Political Engagement
  • Practical Theology
  • Practical Theology: DMin Projects
  • Practical Theology: Religious Education Track
  • Special Sessions
  • Teaching, Learning and Technology
  • Theology and Philosophy
  • Theopoetics
View Featured Speakers

“Rags of Love in the Quilting Circle: A Metaphor for Transforming Oppressive Systems” The 2022 Fred D. Gray Plenary in Human and Civil Rights

Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing in Atlanta, Speaker

The Groaning and Redemption of Creation: Does Paul Speak to the Environmental Crisis?

James W. Thompson, Abilene Christian University Graduate School of Theology, Lecturer

Speaking of Tongues

Everett Ferguson Lecture Early Christian Studies
Laura Nasrallah, Yale Divinity School, Lecturer

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James Cone with conferee at the CSC in 2017

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Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson delivering the CSC plenary address

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Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), delivering the CSC plenary address.

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US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivering the CSC plenary address

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David Brooks engaging conferees during breakfast at the CSC

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