April 21-22, 2017
The 95 Theses 500 Years Later
Classroom B at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP), Berkeley, California
NOTE: Paper sessions are held in the same classroom as the last meeting (and just down the hall from Tucson room where previous meetings were held).
ScheduleFriday, Apr 21
2-5 pm - Paper Session
5-7 pm - Business Meeting, Social Time, Dinner
7-8:30 pm - Public Lecture,
Note: The public lecture is held in the Tucson Room.
Saturday, Apr 22
9:30 am-noon - Paper Session
TopicAll members should read the 95 Theses in advance of the meeting
Paper Session - Friday, April 21, 2-5 pm
Kyle Schiefelbein-Guerrero (PLTS)
Paper: "What did the 95 Theses say?" ()
Respondent: Moses Penumaka (GTU)
Paper: A Reconsideration of Sin,
Grace, and the Reformation (pdf)
Christopher Ocker (SFTS)
Respondent: Julia D.E. Prinz (SCU)
Public Lecture - Friday, 7-8:30 pm
"Luther’s Theses and Freedom Theology"
Kirsi Stjerna (PLTS)
Paper Session - Saturday, April 22, 9:30 am-noon
Diane Bowers (St. James Lutheran Church)Paper: "Martin and Katie Take Wedding Vows" ()
Respondent: Bradley Peterson (CDSP)
Paper: The Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of
Justification, Chapter 13 in
Sin Boldly (Amazon, pdf extract)
Ted Peters (PLTS)
Respondent: Kirsi Stjerna (PLTS)
You may register at the meeting or online via the PCTS registration page.