March 19–22, 2012: Princeton in the Church’s Service: A Conference Celebrating the History and Heritage of Princeton Theological Seminary


This conference will bring together scholars of various ages and areas of expertise to look afresh at Princeton Theological Seminary’s history and its heritage. Dr. James H. Moorhead, the Seminary’s Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History and author of a forthcoming history of the Seminary titled Princeton Seminary in American Religion and Culture, will host the conference.

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Speakers include:

Gary Dorrien, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary, New York,
    and Professor of Religion, Columbia University
John R. Fitzmier, Executive Director of the American Academy of Religion
Freda Gardner, Thomas W. Synnott Professor of Christian Education Emerita, Princeton Theological Seminary
Kathryn Gin, Assistant Professor of Religion, Princeton University
Paul Gutjahr, Associate Professor of English, American Studies, and Religious Studies, Indiana University
George Harinck, Professor of History, Free University, Amsterdam
D.G. Hart, Professor of History, Hillsdale College, Michigan
Ryan Hawthorne, M.Div. student, Association of Black Seminarians, Princeton Theological Seminary
Nicole Kirk, Doctoral Candidate, Princeton Theological Seminary
Henry Kuo, M.Div. student,  Asian American Student Association
James Moorhead, Mary McIntosh Bridge Professor of American Church History, Princeton Theological Seminary
Mark Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Dame
Yolanda Pierce, Elmer G. Homrighausen Associate Professor of African American Religion and Literature,
    Princeton Theological Seminary
Luis Rivera-Pagán, Henry Winter Luce Professor of Ecumenics and Mission Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary
Katharine Doob Sakenfeld, William Albright Eisenberger Professor of Old Testament Literaure and Exegesis,
    Princeton Theological Seminary
Ariana Salazar-Newton, M.Div. student, Association of Latino/a Students, Princeton Theological Seminary
Leanne Van Dyk, Professor of Reformed Theology, Western Theological Seminary, Michigan
Haruko Nawata Ward, Associate Professor of Church History, Columbia Theological Seminary

Conference Fees

Registration: $125 (includes all programs, Monday through Thursday)

Opening Banquet (Dinner, Monday, March 19): $30

Meals (Tuesday breakfast to Thursday breakfast): $60

Lodging: Contact the Erdman Center at 609.497.7990 for rates and availability.

One-day Registration: $50 (does not include meals)

Student Registration: (limited to 20 students)       
         Princeton Seminary: free
         Princeton University: free (does not include meals)