Penser librement en religion/Thinking Freely in Religion 14 > 15 MARS 2019

THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019

Venue : Maison des sciences économiques, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 106, boulevard de l’Hôpital, 75013 Paris 

9:00 am Refreshments Opening of the conference and words of welcome

9:30 am Chairs : Clotilde Prunier (Paris Nanterre) et Cyril Selzner (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Pierre Le Duff (Université de Strasbourg)
“For thee, Oh God, to know, and thee to feare” : George Wither’s A Collection of Emblemes (1635) and Religious Independence.

Nicolas Correard (Université de Nantes) Religion and Irreligion in English Dialogues of the Dead : Polemics on Free-Thinking in a Literary Genre.

10:50 am Refreshment break

11:10 am Diego Lucci (American University in Bulgaria)
Freedom of Conscience and Religious Toleration in the Socinians and in Locke.

11:50 am Luncheon (in the same building) (1:00-2:00pm – Culture et religion dans les pays anglophones business meeting)

2:00 pm Chair : Nathalie Caron (Sorbonne Université)

Kirsten Fischer (University of Minnesota)
Rethinking Religious Freethought in the Early United States.

3:00 pm Refreshment break

3:15 pm Chair : Bertrand Van Ruymbeke (Paris 8)

Linford Fisher (Brown University)
Was Roger Williams a Free Thinker ?

Irina Khruleva (Moscow State University)
Charles Chauncy and the Shaping of a Free-Thinking Tradition in British North America.

Michal Warchala (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Thinking Beyond Religion ? Romanticism and (Post)Christianity.

5:15 pm Concluding remarks

8:00pm Dinner at restaurant Marty 20 Avenue des Gobelins, 75005 Paris 


 

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019

Venue : Maison des sciences économiques, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 106, boulevard de l’Hôpital, 75013 Paris 

9:00 am Refreshments

9:30 am Chair : Pierre Lurbe (Sorbonne Université)

Auréliane Narvaez (Paris 1-Panthéon Sorbonne)
“My friends, Thomas Paine, though dead, yet speaketh” : Resurgences and Reincarnations of Deistic Freethought in the American Spiritualist Movement (1848-1887).

Jean-Louis Marin-Lamellet (Université Savoie Mont Blanc)
“They raised nothing at all in Kansas except the age of consent” : Thinking Freely in Religion and Age of Consent Controversies within American Freethought Circles in the 1890s.

10:50 am Refreshment break

11:10 am Jean-Michel Yvard (Université d’Angers)
From Freethought to Secularism : G. J. Holyoake and the London Secular Society.

11:50 am Luncheon (in the same building)

2:00 pm Chair : Rémy Bethmont (Paris 8)

Karima Djennane (Sorbonne Université)
Libre de penser et d’interpréter le Coran au féminin.

Suzanne Bray (Université catholique de Lille)
Freedom from ‘Pre-Digested Opinions’ and ‘Categorical Conclusions,’ Freedom to ‘Think Critically and Explore’ : Post-Evangelicals and the Anglican Church.

3:20 pm Refreshment break

3:40 pm Chair : Françoise Deconinck-Brossard (Paris Nanterre)

Blandine Chélini-Pont (Université Aix Marseille) et Frédéric Dorel (École Centrale de Nantes 1)
Penser à la marge : ‘la liberté d’esprit’ des grands Jésuites américains du XXe siècle et leur influence sur le processus de reformulation doctrinale de l’Eglise catholique.

Hans Le Grand (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Gordon Kaufman and the Theology of the Religious Seeker.

5:00 pm Concluding remarks