CFP–Institute of Adventist Studies: Contours of European Adventism

Call for papers

Third International Symposium, ThH Friedensau, Institute of Adventist Studies, April 23–26

Contours of European Adventism: Issues in the History of the Denomination on the Old Continent 

You are welcome to submit an abstract (100 to 150 words) of a proposed 30-minute paper until November 20, 2017. Papers should address one of the themes listed below in a historical perspective. Case studies are welcome; suggest an additional topic if you are an expert on it. All presenters are requested to consent to two avenues of publication: (1) the symposium pro­ceedings, and (2) the Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists.


Paper Topics and Areas

European Adventists and the Public

  • European Adventists in Public Life
  • European Adventists and Environmentalism
  • Seventh-day Adventists and Military Service in Europe
  • The European Union and the Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • Adventist Martyrs in Europe
  • European Adventists and Postmodernism/Post-Christian European Culture
  • Adventists and Socialist Governments in Europe

European Adventists and “the Others”

  • European Adventists and the Free Churches
  • State Churches in Europe and Seventh-day Adventists
  • Bible Translation and Europe Seventh-day Adventists
  • Adventism and Ethnic Diversity in Europe
  • European Adventists and Migration

European Adventists and the Adventist Tradition

  • Ellen White and Europe
  • Contextualization in European Adventism
  • European Adventist Evangelism
  • Potluck, Sabbath School, Worship: Performance & Praxis in Europe
  • Adventist Welfare Service Europe
  • European Adventist Missions and Missionaries
  • Sabbath-Keeping: Challenges and Developments in Europe
  • Adventist Hymnody in Europe: National / Regional Case Studies


Read the full Call for Papers here.