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Call for Abstracts: Crisis and Challenge in the Roman Catholic Church

Mar 04, 2019 — Categories:

Please consider joining a new book project: Crisis and Challenge in the Roman Catholic Church: Perspectives on Decline and Reformation Edited by Debra Meyers and Mary Sue Barnett. This edited volume explores the historical, theological, and ethical dimensions of the current issues threatening the two thousand-year-old Catholic Church.

From Debra Meyers and Mary Sue Barnett:

Please consider joining in a new book project: Crisis and Challenge in the Roman Catholic Church: Perspectives on Decline and Reformation, edited by Debra Meyers and Mary Sue Barnett (meyersde@nku.edu, marysueb@gmail.com ). The book is currently under contract with Lexington Books (Rowman & Littlefield)

  • Deadline for abstract submissions: March 30, 2019
  • Deadline for chapter submissions: September 7, 2019
  • Submit to: Debra Meyers, PhD, Northern Kentucky University meyersde@nku.edu

Abstract: This edited volume explores the historical, theological, and ethical dimensions of the current issues threatening the two thousand-year-old Catholic Church.

Target Audience: Undergraduate Religious Studies students.

For inclusion in the volume, please send an abstract of your chapter with working title and a brief bio for inclusion in advertising the book. Chapters should be approximately 9,000 words. Submit double-spaced chapters using 12-point Times New Roman font and adhere to the latest updates according to CMS style conventions. No previously published papers will be accepted.

Complementary Website: Additionally, we have sent out a call for personal stories to numerous survivor organizations that will focus on the intersection of personal experience with religious identity and/or a perspective on the hierarchy’s role in the situation or outcome. The collection of personal narratives will be available on a complementary book website that also provides links to survivors’ organizations as well as links to additional materials related to the book’s content.

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