Theocom 2019

"A gathering of Theologians on Digital Communication"

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Faith Formation in the Age of Information

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Call for Papers and Proposals

THEOCOM is in its eight year as an annual symposium-style gathering of theologians and other scholars around the topics of digital culture and communication. Past themes have included: Theology and Communication in Dialogue (2012), Changing Models of Communications in the Church (2013), Community in the Digital World (2014), Religious and Theological Authority in a Digital World (2015), In the World and Yet Not of the World: Ecclesiology in the Digital Age (2016), Digital Shepherding: Pastoral Theology and Ministry in a Digital Age (2017) and Discerning Big Data in Light of the Gospel (2018).

This year’s gathering explores faith formation and how this is shaped by the reality of digital culture. We welcome papers that address various aspects of how social media affects Christian living and thinking. These could include topics such as

Proposals in response to these themes should be under 500 words and include the name and contact information for presenter. DEADLINE: March 30th, 2019

Submitting Papers and Proposals

Theocom19 will use the EasyChair online system to submit papers and proposals. Please click on the link below to submit a paper; if you do not have a full paper completed, you should submit a second copy of the abstract when the system asks that you upload a paper.

Please click on the following: Submit a paper or proposal


Conference sponsors

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America   Santa Clara University    

For more information, please contact Paul Soukup, S.J.


date last modified: January 2019