2018 Conference

EPTA Conference 2018

The 2018 Conference of the European Pentecostal Theological Association will be held at Continental Theological Seminary, St-Pieters-Leeuw, Brussels, from July 2nd to 5th.  It will commence at 16:00 on Monday July 2nd and conclude after breakfast on Thursday July 5th. Accommodation will be available either within the seminary complex or in nearby hotels, and will thus be offered at a range of prices.

Further information on travel, accommodation and costs

Conference Registration Form

Please note that all Conference participants should register, even those who live locally and are not booking accommodation.

The theme will be:

Holiness and Ethics in the 21st Century.

Possible topics of papers at the 2018 conference, though not yet finalised, include:

  • Male headship, spiritual motherhood and the role of women in traditional indigenous Italian Pentecostalism
  • The response of Belgian Pentecostalism to Nazism
  • The ethical treatment of missionaries who have experienced trauma: A biblical theology of well-being
  • Structural violence in the Pentecostal church: A strategy for deconstructing a nonpacifist tradition
  • Can Pentecostal holiness disregard forces central to the future of our planet?
  • Is laying on of hands still ethically acceptable today?
  • Holiness, power and growth: the recent history of the British Assemblies of God
  • The economy as a spirit world: Spirit of scarcity, Spirit of God
  • The moral concern of current ecumenical discourse. How Pentecostal pneumatological approaches can contribute to moral concerns of church unity
  • Isaiah’s religious experience and its ethical implications
  • The Pastoral Care of Those who are LGBTQ+
  • Ethical Affirmation and the Spirit as Depicted in Textual Readings in Luke 1-3 of Codex Bezae
  • Rethinking Christian hospitality: An inclusive ethics of care within the European context

Please note that the call for papers is now closed.