Invitation and Call for Papers
Organizer: The School of Theology of the University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Joensuu campus
An international and ecumenical conference on patristic understandings of diakonia
The topic of the conference is “What did deacons do?”. The period under investigation covers the first two Christian centuries (until ca, late 3rd century). We welcome academic papers, firstly on authors and sources of the given period, and, secondly, on later interpretations of those texts.
Deadline for short proposal (max. 150 words) for a 30 minutes paper is September 15th, 2016.
Please, read more information and comprehensive call for papers from our website .
On behalf of the organizing committee,