Call for papers – II International Colloquium

Call for papers – II International Colloquium

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John Henry Newman his sources and commentators

4-5-6 October 2017

Universidad Católica del Maule



All branches of knowledge are connected together, because the subject-matter of knowledge is intimately united in itself, as being the acts and the work of the Creator.


John Henry Newman, Idea of a University, Discours 5, 1.



Cardinal John Henry Newman throughout his life sought to show the unity of reality, and therefore the need for the various, interrelated sciences to offer a coherent and broad vision. For this reason, a well-formed mind must comprehend in depth the philosophical and scientific knowledge alongside the knowledge that has been revealed. This is the demand that challenges the believing thinker, as Newman proposed and deepened it, for as he himself makes us see: «we cannot imagine that our Savior promulgates through his inspired ministers doctrines that contradict previous truths and that He left written about the face of nature».


We emphasize that one of the most paradigmatic events of the present time constitutes a new areopagus to show the harmony between science and Christian faith, whose stage par excellence is the University.


Next 4, 5 and 6 October 2017 will be held at Universidad Católica del Maule, Chile. The II International Colloquium surrounding the figure and thought of John Henry Newman, said event is convened by the Newman Circle its sources and commentators. We call on all those who are interested in contributing papers (we mean by an academic discourse finished in its proposal and organized in its structure, around 12,000 words), or communications (we mean by communication a more informal discourse, and less Academic scope but that contributes to develop a more complete proposal, around 8000 words) incorporating at least two thematic axes of which we subscribe, in addition to the newmanian figure:


1.- Science

2.- Christian faith

3.- University


Requirements to participate with presentation or communication:

  1. Send an abstract, no more than 250 words.
  2. Mention the affiliation of the author or university to which it belongs.
  3. Define the theme: Science, or Christian faith, or University.
  4. Specify whether it will be paper or communication.
  5. Deadline for sending proposal: May 31, 2017
  6. Send to [email protected]
  7. They will receive a response to their proposals and the deadline to send papers or approved communications will be June 30, 2017.
  8. Cost of participation: 120 US dollars.


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