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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

isae@wheaton.edu) or the project directors (win20p@aol.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 Archivists
was 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= revsroce@frontiernet.net.

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: