Colleen McDannell, Ann Taves, Timothy Tseng, Paul Harvey,Marie
Griffith and R. Marie Griffith.Respondents include David Watt, Elisabeth
Lasch-Quinn, Edith Blumhofer, Richard Foxand Yvonne Chireau.
Keynote speakers included Kathryn Kish Sklar and RobertOrsi. The third
and final bulletin of theproject will present summaries of the findings of
the conference participants. Ifyou would like a copy, contact the Institute
for the Study of American Evangelicals(630-752-5437 or
firstname.lastname@example.org) or the project directors (email@example.com). A book is
in the works andinformation about it will be forthcoming. [item
provided by Peggy Bendroth and Ginny Brereton]
The Twelfth Biennial meeting of the Conferenceof Quaker
Historians and Archivistswas held at the Stony Run Meeting in
Baltimore, Maryland, June 19-21,1998. John W. Oliver (Malone College)
coordinated the program.
On April 24-25, 1998, an inauguralconference on the social gospel
was held at Colgate RochesterDivinity School. Co-sponsored by the
Divinity Schooland Edwin Mellen Press, it featured papers and panel
presentations designed to promotea scholarly understanding of the social
gospel tradition. Selected papers from this conference willbe published in
a special volume in the Edwin Mellen Press Series "Texts andStudies in
the Social Gospel."For information, contact Christopher Evans,Colgate-
Rochester Divinity School,1100 South GoodmanStreet Rochester, NY
14620; eMail= firstname.lastname@example.org.
A conference on "Christianity and Culture: TheHeritage of
Abraham Kuyper on Different Continents" took place at theFree
University of Amsterdam on June 9-11, 1998. It was sponsored bythe
Departments of Theology and Philosophy at theFree University and the
Historical Documentation Centre for Dutch Protestantism. Theplenary
speakers were: Jan de Bruin (Historical Documentation Center),Aad van
Egmond (Free University), Nicholas Wolterstorff (YaleUniversity), Song
Bong Ho (Seoul National University), Johannes Adonis (Universityof the
Western Cape), Peter Heslam (U.K.), and James Bratt (Calvin College).
Cornelis vander Kooi (Free University) directed. His eMail: