PRESENTATIONS

Future

“Going to Church with Augustine.” Calvin College Symposium on Worship, Calvin College and Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI. January 24-26, 2019.

“Augustine on Martyrdom, Death, and Asceticism.” Plenary lecture at Finkenwalde Day, Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, AL. October 16, 2018.

Past

“Heart Conditions: Marilynne Robinson and Augustinian Theology.” Wheaton Theology Conference, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. April 5-6, 2018.

“Augustine and the Limits of Evil: From Creation to Christ in the
Enchiridion.” Colloquium on “Creation and the Problem of Evil,” Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. Sponsored by the Chicago Theological Initiative via a Templeton Grant.  March 23, 2018. 

Response paper at session on “Monogenes in Early and Late-Antique Christian Theology.” Society of Biblical Literature.  Boston.  November 20, 2017. 

“Always Something New out of Africa: Augustine’s Unapologetic Argument from Antiquity.” Hope College-Western Theological Seminary Theology Seminar, Hope College, Holland, MI. November 4, 2016.

“Always Something New out of Africa:
 Augustine and the Argument from Antiquity.” Boston Colloquy in Historical Theology. August 1, 2016. Respondent: John Peter Kenney.

“Ambrose and the Argument from Antiquity.” North American Patristics Society, Chicago. May 27, 2016.

“The Ambrosian Heart of the Augustinian Will? Augustine’s Reception of Ambrose’s
Commentary on Luke in his Anti-Pelagian Writings.” Seventeenth International Conference on Patristic Studies at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. August 12, 2015.

“The Holy Spirit and the Good Will: Intervention and Analogy.” Hope College-Western Theological Seminary Theology Seminar, Hope College, Holland, MI. March 3, 2015.

“A ‘Peculiar Sacredness’? Some Questions for Jack Mulder on ‘A Very Difficult Matter.’” Hope College. A response to Jack Mulder’s
What it Means to be Catholic. Holland, MI. January 28, 2015.

“The Second Adam in Gethsemane: Augustine on the Human Will of Christ,” Analytic Theology Workshop, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. August 11, 2014.

“Free Choice, Grace, and the Lord’s Prayer: Augustine’s Appeal to Cyprian,” Zhejiang Workshop on the Research of Augustine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. November 16, 2013.

“From History to Hymnody: Theodore of Mopsuestia on Psalm 40 (LXX),” North American Patristics Society, Chicago. May 26, 2012.

“A Paragon, a Pariah, and a Compassionate Christ: Augustine’s Critique of Pagan Paradigms of Feminine Virtue in
City of God,” American Society of Church History, Chicago. January 8, 2012.

“Augustine on the Two Wills of Christ,” Sixteenth International Conference on Patristic Studies at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. August 11, 2011.

“From History to Hymnody: Theodore of Mopsuestia’s Commentary on Psalm 40 (LXX),” Archbishop Iakovos Graduate Students Conference in Patristic Studies, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, MA.
March 12, 2011.

“Von fabelhafter Neuheit zu dem Diensthaus Ägypten: Karl Barths Reaktionen auf Martin Heidegger zwischen 1924 und 1931 und ihre Bedeutung für Barths Heideggerrezeption in
I/2 §14,1 der Kirchlichen Dogmatik.” Doctoral student colloquium of Prof. Christoph Schwöbel, University of Tübingen, Germany. May 26, 2009.