Annual Meetings

Presidential Letters, Meeting Minutes, Keynotes and Media

The T.F. Torrance Theological Fellowship is a Related Scholarly Organization of the American Academy of Religion. The president sends out an annual letter early in the calendar year. In the fall, an annual meeting takes place on the Friday afternoon before start of the AAR annual meeting. The TFT Fellowship annual meeting typically lasts from 1 to 4 pm, including a 1/2 hour business meeting, followed by the annual lecture and discussion.


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Date Annual Keynote presentation View bibliography record
2019

Oliver D. Crisp, "Symposium: T. F. Torrance on Theosis and Universal Salvation," Keynote presentation, with response by Myk Habets (Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2019)

Audio and video forthcoming.

Friday, November 22, 2019. San Diego, California. Session #P22-206, American Academy of Religion Annual Conference. 

Symposium: T. F. Torrance on Theosis and Universal Salvation
2018

Jeremy Begbie, "Incarnation, Creation and New Creation: What T. F. Torrance offers to a Theological Re-visioning of the Arts," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2018.

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Audio and video. Friday, November 16, 2018. Denver, Colorado. 

Incarnation, Creation and New Creation
2017

Jason R. Radcliff, "The Patristic Foundations of the Reformed-Orthodox Ecumenical Dialogue," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2017.

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Audio and video. Friday, November 17, 2017. Boston, Massachusetts.

The Patristic Foundations of the Reformed-Orthodox Ecumenical Dialogue
2016

Alister E. McGrath, "A Manifesto for Intellectual Engagement: Reflections on Thomas F. Torrance's Theological Science (1969)," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2016.

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Audio and video. November 18, 2016. San Antonio, Texas. Printed in Participatio, #2017-AEM-2; with response by Greg Cootsona, #2017-GC-1.

A Manifesto for Intellectual Engagement
2015

W. Travis McMaken, "Actualism, Dualism, and Onto-Relations: Interrogating Torrance's Criticism of Barth's Doctrine of Baptism," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2015.

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Audio and video. November 18, 2015. Atlanta, Georgia. Printed in Participatio; #2016-WTM-1.

Actualism, Dualism, and Onto-Relations
2014

Myk Habets, "The Fallen Humanity of Christ: A Theological Account," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2014.

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Audio, with Q&A. No video. November 21, 2014. San Diego, California. Printed in Participatio, #2015-MH-1.

The Fallen Humanity of Christ
2013

Thomas A. Noble, "T. F. Torrance on the Centenary of His Birth: A Personal Reminiscence and Assessment," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2013.

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Audio, with Q&A. No video. November, 22, 2013. Baltimore, Maryland. Printed in Participatio, #2013-TAN-3.

T. F. Torrance on the Centenary of His Birth
2012

George Dion Dragas, "T. F. Torrance: A Theologian for Our Times; An Eastern Orthodox Perspective," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2012.

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Audio and video, with Q&A. November, 16, 2012. Chicago, Illinois. Compare with interview of Dragas by Matthew Baker in Participatio, #2013-MB-2.

T. F. Torrance: A Theologian for Our Times
2011

Paul D. Molnar, "T. F. Torrance and the Problem of Universalism," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2011.

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Audio and video. November 18, 2011. San Francisco, California.

T. F. Torrance and the Problem of Universalism
2011

George Hunsinger, Paul D. Molnar, Gary Deddo, Christian Kettler, and Alan J. Torrance, Panel discussion of Paul D. Molnar, Thomas F. Torrance: Theologian of the Trinity (Ashgate, 2009), Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2011.

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Audio and video. This panel was held on November 19th, 2011 at the T. F. Torrance Theological Fellowship joint session with the Karl Barth Society of North America. 

Panel Discussion, 2011 Annual Meeting
2010

David A. S. Fergusson, "The Ascension of Christ in the Theology of T. F. Torrance," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2010

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Audio, no video. October 29, 2010. Atlanta, Georgia. Published in Participatio, #2012-DASF-1.

The Ascension of Christ in the Theology of T. F. Torrance
2009

John Webster, "T. F. Torrance on Scripture," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2009

PDF only; no audio or video. November 6, 2009. Montreal, Canada.

T. F. Torrance on Scripture
2008

George Hunsinger, "Thomas F. Torrance's Theology of the Sacraments with Special Emphasis on the Eucharist," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2008, with Response by Paul Molnar

No pdf, audio or video. October 31, 2008. Chicago, Illinois.

Thomas F. Torrance's Theology of the Sacraments with Special Emphasis on the Eucharist
2007

Eric G. Flett, "Persons, Powers and Pluralities: Thomas F. Torrance's Trinitarian Ontology of Culture," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2007

PDF. No audio or video. November 16, 2007. San Diego, California. Compare Flett's related book, #2011-EGF-1.

Persons, Powers and Pluralities
2006

Victor A. Shepherd, "Thomas F. Torrance and the Homoousion of the Holy Spirit," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2006.

PDF. No audio or video. Friday, November 17, 2006. Washington, D.C. Published in Participatio, #2012-VAS-1.

Thomas F. Torrance and the Homoousion of the Holy Spirit
2005

Andrew Purves, "'I Yet Not I But Christ‘: Galatians 2:20 and the Christian Life in the Theology of T. F. Torrance," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2005; with Response by Jeannine Michele Graham

PDF. No audio or video. Philadelphia, Friday, November 18, 2005. Later published in Participatio; #2013-AP-1.

I Yet Not I But Christ
2004

Paul D. Molnar, "Natural Theology Revisited: A Comparison of T. F. Torrance and Karl Barth," Keynote presentation, Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Annual Meeting 2004; with Response by Elmer M. Colyer

No pdf, audio or video. November 19, 2004, St. Antonio, Texas.

Natural Theology Revisited