Calvin scholars to meet April 12-14 at Notre Dame

by Michael O. Garvey


The Calvin Studies Society will hold a colloquium onJohn Calvin and Roman Catholicismat the University of Notre Dames McKenna Hall from Thursday to Saturday (April 12 to 14).

The ecumenical colloquium will bring together prominent scholars of the 16 th century Protestant theologians life and work to discuss, among other things,the degree to which Calvin might be seen as a Catholic theologian, as surprising as such a claim might appear to be on its face.

Among scholars giving presentations at the conference will be Irena Backus of theUniversityofGeneva, Rev. George H. Tavard ofMethodistTheologicalSchoolinOhio, Carlos Eire ofYaleUniversity, Karen Spierling of theUniversityofLouisville, Jill Fehleison ofQuinnipiacUniversity, Charles Parker ofSaint LouisUniversity, Rev. Dennis Tamburello of Siena College and Randall Zachman of Notre Dame.

A complete schedule of the conference is available online at .

* Contact: * _Randall Zachman at 574-631-5141 or

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