Elliott House of Studies

For the Formation of Clergy in the Tradition of Classical Anglicanism

2017 Conference

Anglicanism: Catholic and Reformed – Revisiting the Reformation Legacy 1517-2017.

pbs-conference-2017-genrl-web-info-c-largeIn the anniversary year of Luther’s promulgation of the ninety-five theses which started the Reformation, this conference will explore the ways in which Anglicanism emerged with an identity that is both truly reformed and enduringly catholic.

This important event for all those interested in a deeper understanding of the nature and history of Anglicanism will be held:

Date: Thursday, February 16, at noon to noon on  Saturday, February 18, 2017.

Place: St John’s Church, Savannah, Georgia

Leading speakers will include:

  • Oliver O’Donovan (Professor of Christian Ethics Edinburgh University and formerly Regius Professor of Moral Theology  and Canon of Christ Church Oxford) who will be addressing the theme of Sanctification
  • Dr Joan Lockwood O’Donovan (Hon. Fellow in the School of Divinity, Edinburgh University) who will be addressing the area of Church Government
  • The Rt. Revd. Dr. Geoffrey Rowell former Bishop in Europe and previously Chaplain of Keble College Oxford who will be exploring those elements of continuity found in the midst of change,
  • Neil Robertson, Professor of Philosophy at King’s College Halifax, will speak on “Two Kinds of Righteousness and the Possibility of a Catholic Reformation: Luther, Hooker and Shakespeare”.
  • Gillis Harp, Professor of History, Grove City College, PA will address the Historic Streams that shaped and emerged from the Reformation.

In addition to the further papers to be given,  there will be opportunities to hear selected shorter presentations about current research and work in progress in the study of Anglicanism and the Reformation. (Such as, A. Macdonald-Radcliff:   Private Judgement, Institutionally Mediated Truth and our Crisis with the Conscience).

For more information and to register, please use this link (via BrownPaperTickets): Registration 

Space is limited so early booking is advised (and comes with a significant discount).

Accommodations are available at a special conference rate for a limited time at the following:

  • Our hotel partner, The Hilton Savannah DeSoto, is in the midst of a remodeling project at this time and rooms are limited.  Please check with your favorite hotel or B&B for reservations.