Clifford B. Anderson, Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Professor of Religious Studies in the College of Arts and Science, spoke at an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) on September 23, 2017. The title of the conference was “500 Years of Reformation: Faith, Reform & the Challenges of Ideology.”
Anderson’s talk was titled “On Thinking Theologically in Emergencies.” Other participants in the event were His Excellency Mr. Martin Eberts, Director General of the German Institute of Taipei; Prof. Dr. Hua Yih-Fen (花亦芬), Associate Professor of Art History, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei; Dr. Stephen Lakkis, Director of the Center for Public Theology, Taiwan; the Rev. Dr. Heike Springhart, Dean of the Theologisches Studienhaus in Heidelberg, Germany; and Dr. Yao Li-Ming (姚立明), former member of the R.O.C. Legislative Assembly. The proceedings of the conference will be published in Chinese translation in early 2018. For more information about the event, click here.
While in Taiwan, Anderson also participated in an interfaith dialogue group at the German Institute of Taipei and delivered a guest lecture in a course on theological anthropology at Tainan Theological College and Seminary in Tainan, Taiwan.