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>From: "Holly Faith Nelson" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Christianity and Literature (12/15/06; CCL, 5/10/07-5/12/07)



>Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred and the Sublime
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>Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia
>May 10-12, 2007
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>Keynote Speakers:  David Lyle Jeffrey, Baylor University; Maxine Hancock,
>Regent College   
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
>Papers are invited on any aspects of the topics of suffering, the sacred,
>and the sublime in literature from a Christian perspective.
>Interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary approaches to these topics are
>encouraged.
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>Topics may include:
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>*	The sacred spaces of suffering
>*	Mystical (un)knowing
>*	The literature of mourning
>*	Survivor testimonies
>*	Trauma and the sublime
>*	The feminine/masculine sublime
>*	The evolution of the sublime in literature
>*	Genre and the shape of suffering
>*	The unrepresentable voice of the victim
>*	The postmodern sublime
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>Inquiries are welcomed at any time.  Proposals or abstracts should be sent
>by Dec. 15, 2006 to Dr. Holly Faith Nelson ([log in to unmask]).
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>Contact the conference chairs at:
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>Trinity Western University
>English Department
>7600 Glover Road
>Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1
>CANADA
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>Trinity Western University is a forty-five minute drive from the City of
>Vancouver, British Columbia. Tours of historic sites in Langley and other
>social events will be part of the conference.
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>Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D.
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>Associate Professor
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>English Department
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>Trinity Western University
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>7600 Glover Road
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>Langley, BC
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>V2Y 1Y1
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>Telephone: (604) 888-7511, Local 3241
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>Email: [log in to unmask]; [log in to unmask]

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