27 November 2006

More Good Things at Toronto

A friend drew my attention to the following, well worth noting here.

The Augustine Confessions Conference 2007

An interdisciplinary conference examining various aspects of Saint Augustine's great spiritual autobiography, the Confessions.

MARCH 30 - 31, 2007 at St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Sara Byers, Ave Maria University
  • Dr. Catherine Conybeare, Bryn Mawr College
  • Dr. James Farrell, University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. Meredith J. Gill, University of Maryland
  • Dr. Peter King, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Scott MacDonald, Cornell University
  • Dr. Gareth Matthews, University of Massachusetts
  • Dr. Stephen Menn, McGill University
  • Dr. Oliver O’Donovan, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr. Mark Vessey, University of British Columbia

To find out more and register, please go to:


(I thought, though: 'Tis a pity that John Kenney of nearby St. Michael' s College, Vermont, is not featured on the program, as his recent book is provocative and good, The Mysticism of Saint Augustine: Re-Reading the Confessions.)