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Ecclesia and Ethics

An Eco-friendly and Economically-feasible Online Biblical Studies and Theology Conference is an academic and ecclesial conference taking place on Saturday May 18th and Saturday May 25th 2013 in real-time via Webinar.

Main speakers

Main papers will be presented by our Main Speakers: N.T. Wright, Michael Gorman, Dennis Hollinger, Shane Claiborne, Stanley Hauerwas, Brian Rosner, Mariam Kamell, Nijay Gupta, and Michael Barber. Additionally, we will have five Multiple Paper sessions throughout the conference, via five Virtual Rooms which will feature papers from a total of 20-25 selected papers. 

Conference Information

No software will need to be purchased by presenters or attendees, and Webinar access is provided entirely for free due to a generous Capod Innovation Grant through the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Participants and attendees will be able to sign on, present, and listen to or watch presentations from anywhere in the world with a reliable internet connection and a computer. Registration for the conference consists of a $10/£7 (minimum) donation to one of our Recommended Charities. We invite participants to give according to their means above the $10/£7 to one or more of our charities if they feel led and are able.

Call for papers

We are also seeking abstracts papers which deal with the role and relationship of the Church to Christian Ethics and/or Moral Formation. Papers may be rooted in the areas of: the Exegesis of New Testament texts, New Testament Theology, the Exegesis of Old Testament texts, Biblical Theology, Practical Theology, Systematic Theology, or Theological Ethics. Selected candidates will present a 35-40 minute final paper (approx 5000-5500 words). All accepted papers will be considered for inclusion in the publication of the proceedings with T&T Clark. Interested parties are invited to submit a 250-300 word (max) abstract to for consideration from January 2013-March 2013.

For more information, to register, or to view biographiess for our Main Speakers visit


Ecclesia_and_Ethics_Conference_2013_Flyer (PDF, 2,067 KB)

Ecclesia_and_Ethics_Conference_2013_Call_for_Papers (PDF, 152 KB)

Contact details

St Mary's College
The School of Divinity
University of St Andrews
South Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9JU
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1334 462850
Fax: +44 (0)1334 462852