THEOCOM15 = Theological / Religious Authority in a Digital World

THEOCOM15 is an upcoming conference with theologians reflecting on contemporary communication. The organizing and sponsoring groups for the conference are the Pontifical Council for Social Communication, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Communication Office, and Santa Clara University.


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Santa Clara University, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Pontifical Council for Social Communication is hosting a gathering of theologians–on digital communications focused around the theme of Religious/Theological Authority in a Digital World. THEOCOM15, to be held June 28-30, 2015, will explore the theological question of authority in the digital world. We invite participants to reflect on this theme in the light of the scriptural and theological tradition in ways that open up contemporary communication to ongoing theological reflection.

Topics in focus:

  • Exploring authority via key scriptural, theological, spiritual and historical lenses
  • Investigating how theological authority manifests in digital culture
  • Envisioning institutional, pedagogical and ministerial implications for religious authority in a digital world

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