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>Subject: CFP: Reformation Literature, History & Culture (5/15/06; 
>Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)
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>From: "Thum, Maureen" <[log in to unmask]>
>
>CALL FOR PAPERS
>SOCIETY FOR REFORMATION RESEARCH SPONSORED SESSIONS 
>Kalamazoo: 4nd International Medieval Congress
>May 10-13, 2007 
>Location: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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>We are offering three themed Sessions:  
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>1. Reformation I: The Power of the Book
>
>A session about how print and the press expedited the progress of the
>Reformation. Could be influential books ("The Bondage of the Will"),
>or THE book (Scripture), or polemical contests. Individuals (Luther or
>Knox) or groups (Puritans). Social change... censorship issues ...
>influence of specific books on the progress of the Reformation.
>
>2. Reformation II: The Power of the Sword
>
>A session on force and compulsion, issues of conscience, military
>history, Peasants Rebellion, armed resistance, church and state. Does
>the church have the power of the sword? Issues of obedience and
>resistance, and authority.
>
>3. Reformation III: The Power of the Word
>
>A session on belles lettres, rhetoric, the style of individual authors
>(reform-minded or anti-reformation), the scriptural 'Word', the
>influence of texts on religious and spiritual thought.
>Send 200 Word Abstracts by email to Maureen Thum, Program Secretary,
>SRR at Kalamazoo
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>Please use subject heading: SRR proposal
>
>****DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: May 14, 2006***  (We need to send in the
>program proposal May 15)
>We may accept some abstracts after this date if the sessions are not
>yet full
>
>FORMAT OF ABSTRACTS
>The following information should be provided at the beginning of the
>abstract
>1) name of presenter
>2) affiliation (university, emeritus, independent scholar)
>3) status (faculty, graduate, undergraduate)
>4) complete address, either home or institution where we can best
>reach you at all times
>5) office phone and home phone
>6) e-mail address
>8) title of paper
>9) Session Theme: >
>****TEXT OF ABSTRACT****
>
>****MEMBERSHIP IN THE SOCIETY FOR REFORMATION RESEARCH ****
>Membership is required to present a paper. $20 regular, $10 student
>and emeritus
>****Useful contact information****
>Maureen Thum, Program Secretary, Society for Reformation Research at
>Kalamazoo. Department of English, 326 French Hall, University of
>Michigan-Flint, Flint, MI 48502
>810. 235 2016 (home)

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