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Christian Spirituality Unit

Call for Proposals

The Christian Spirituality Program Unit is seeking proposals for papers on the following topics:

-Earth Community and ecological hermeneutics in Christian Spirituality studies
- Christian Spirituality resources for confronting racism
-Spirituality resources for the challenges facing higher education
-Hermit Spirituality: How Historical and Living Figures Inform Solitary Dwelling in a Time of COVID
-Innovations in Christian faith community and spiritual practice during a time of COVID
- The wall between the US and Mexico: What does Christian Spirituality offer in terms of critique and resolution?

Statement of Purpose

This Unit serves as a forum for scholars working in the interdisciplinary field of Christian spirituality. It is committed to the following:

• Developing, refining, and demonstrating appropriate methodologies for the academic study of spirituality.
• Exploring models for describing and facilitating interdisciplinary conversation on the nature of spirituality among religion scholars of all perspectives and religions.
• Initiating discussion in the field of global spirituality, both religious and secular.
• Articulating the connections between scholarship and spiritual practice.
• Ensuring diversity in denominational affiliation, gender, race, and ethnic backgrounds.

Chairs

Steering Committee Members

Method

PAPERS

Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members during review, but visible to chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection