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Secretary's Report

Catholic Theological Society of America
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SECRETARY'S REPORT THE THIRTY—EIGHTH ANNUAL CONVENTION The thirty-eighth annual convention of the Catholic Theological Socie- ty of America was held June 15-18, 1983, at the Sheraton Ritz Hotel in Minneapolis. The theme of the convention was: "Treasures Old and New: Theology Since Vatican II." The convention began with a First Special Session Wednesday evening, June 15. A cocktail hour and the convention banquet were held Thursday evening. At dessert time during the banquet the recipient of the John Courtney Murray Award was announced and presented with the award. A special convention liturgy was celebrated Friday afternoon in connection with the Second Special Session on the theology of peace. The liturgy was followed by a reception hosted by the local colleges of St. Catherine and St. Thomas and by the seminaries of St. Paul and St. John's, Collegeville. CONVENTION PROGRAM Wednesday, June 15 8:00-9:30 P.M.—FIRST SPECIAL SESSION The Role of Women in Theology Coordinator: Denise Lardner Carmody, Wichita State University. Pane- lists: Joan Timmerman, College of St. Catherine; Joan Wolski Conn, Neumann College; Walter Conn, Villanova University; Mary Boys, Boston College. Thursday, June 16 9:30-11.00 A.M.—FIRST PLENARY SESSION The Future of Theism Daniel O'Hanlon, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. 1:30-5:00 P.M.—CONTINUING SEMINARS (First Session) 1. Trinitarian Theology Chair: Mary Ann Donovan, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. Trinity: Metaphor and Model, Catherine LaCugna, University of Notre Dame. Vision of the Trinity, Lorine Getz, Somerville, MA. Meaning of "Person" in Trinitarian Theology, William Hill, The Catholic University of America. 2. Christology Chair: Elizabeth Johnson, The Catholic University of America. Logos Christology and the Doctrine of the Incarnation: Origins and Renewal. 3. Ecclesiology Chair: John Galvin, St. John's Seminary. The Papacy in the Light of Recent Ecumenical Dialogue. 140 Secretary's Report 141

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