International Theological Conference

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“The Spirit of the Reformation: 500 Years On”.  Organised by the Faculty of Theology at the University of Malta.  ICT Building, on 27th and 28th October 2017.

FRIDAY 27 OCTOBER 2017 Setting the Context
18.00 Welcome Speeches: Rector Prof. Alfred Vella
Dean Prof. Emmanuel Agius
18.20 The Reformation as a Turning Point in History
Prof. Dominic Fenech (University of Malta)
18.50 From Reform to Reformation – Luther’s Concept of Renewal
Prof. Dr Ute Gause (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
20.00 Concluding Reflections

SATURDAY 28 OCTOBER 2017 Theological Issues
08.45 Justification by Faith in Romans: What Centre for Paul’s Theology?
Martin Luther’s Take on Paul
Rev. Dr Paul Sciberras (University of Malta)
09.15 The Human Being Created in the Image of God
Dr Beate Bengard (University of Basel)
09.45 Meritum fidei in Aquinas and Luther
Rev. Dr Piotr Roszak; Damian Dorocki (Nicolaus Copernicus University)
10.35 Break
11.00 Baptizatus sum: Consequences and Possibilities for the Ecclesia Semper Reformanda
Prof. Anne Kull (University of Tartu, Estonia)
11.30 Aspects of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Dialogue on Ministry
Rev. Prof. Hector Scerri (University of Malta)
13.00 Lunch

The Spirit of the Reformation Today
14.00 Martin Luther: Deviant Monk or Well-Meaning Reformer?
Rev. Dr René Camilleri (University of Malta)
14.30 Luther’s Solus Christus and Maddalena de Pazzi’s Consilium Trinitatis
Rev. Dr Charlo Camilleri (University of Malta)
15.15 Break
15.30 The Impact of Eschatological Differences in Catholic and Lutheran Traditions
on Modern Understanding of God’s Creation
Rev. Dr Oleh Kindiy (Ukrainian Catholic University)
16.00 Communio Sanctorum – Communio Bonorum: von Balthasar and Luther
Dr Pauline Dimech (University of Malta)
16.45 Final Reflections
Rev. Dr Roman Zaviyyskyy (Ukrainian Catholic University)

Author: Joe Farrugia

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