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  • A Report on the 2016 Convivium Irenicum

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    A Report on the 2016 Convivium Irenicum

    Earlier this month the Davenant Trust held its fourth annual Convivium Irenicum at Davenant House in upstate South Carolina near Greenville. The theme of this year’s event was “Confessionalism and Diversity in the Reformed Tradition” and we were delighted to have Dr. Carl Trueman, who holds the Paul Woolley Chair of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary,…

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  • Announcing the Davenant Fellowship

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    Announcing the Davenant Fellowship

    We are pleased to announce that, beginning with the 2016-17 academic year, the Davenant Trust will be awarding two $2,500 fellowships (or, in cases of one standout candidate, one $5,000 fellowship) to cover tuition and/or living expenses for doctoral or postdoctoral research in early modern Protestantism. We invite proposals through July 15, 2016, and will announce…

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  • Davenant Trust Adopts Peter Martyr Society

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    Davenant Trust Adopts Peter Martyr Society

    You can read a brief history of the Peter Martyr Society here. Last week, after several months of discussions between the officers of each organization, the Peter Martyr Society presented a formal request to be adopted by the Davenant Trust, placing its current assets under the administration of Davenant and its future projects under the…

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  • A Brief History of the Peter Martyr Society

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    A Brief History of the Peter Martyr Society

    As part of the Davenant Trust’s recent adoption of the Peter Martyr Society we have asked PMS President Torrance Kirby of McGill University to write a brief history of the society in general and of recent Peter Martyr scholarship. That history is below:

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  • Davenant Trust Joins Consortium of Christian Study Centers

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    Davenant Trust Joins Consortium of Christian Study Centers

    Recently the Davenant Trust officially became a member organization with the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. This is a particularly exciting development as it now helps us link up with many other already-existing Christian study centers.

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  • Announcing “For Law and Liberty”

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    Announcing “For Law and Liberty”

    There are few areas where the discrepancy between the contemporary church and the Protestantism of earlier eras looms so large as in the field of political thought. For the Reformers, their 17th-century successors, and thoughtful Protestants right up through the last century, the vocations of minister and magistrate may have been strictly separate, but the…

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  • Deadlines Approaching for Summer Latin Course Enrollment

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    Deadlines Approaching for Summer Latin Course Enrollment

    With the 2015-16 academic year coming to a close, the Davenant Latin Institute is gearing up for our summer intensive Introduction to Theological Latin courses which will begin in June. These are designed with the needs of busy seminarians, graduate students, and teachers in mind, offering a chance to rapidly build your language skills during the…

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  • Davenant Latin Institute Partners with BibleMesh and New Saint Andrews

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    Davenant Latin Institute Partners with BibleMesh and New Saint Andrews

    After a successful first year of the Davenant Latin Institute, we are pleased to announce today new plans to expand the program’s reach. We are partnering with BibleMesh and New Saint Andrews College to further our goal of providing accessible, affordable online Latin education for anyone interested in learning Latin. The first module NSA’s BibleMesh…

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  • Call for Book Donations for Davenant House

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    Call for Book Donations for Davenant House

      The Davenant Trust is seeking donations of books for its new study center in upstate SC, Davenant House. Our aim is to have a substantial library in theology and the liberal arts that will be of service to students participating in our residential summer study programs, to students in our Davenant Latin Institute residential…

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  • The Mission of Christian Study Centers

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    The Mission of Christian Study Centers

    We were recently able to film a series of brief discussions about Davenant House, our hope for the work there, inspirations for it, and the role of Christian study centers in the life of the church. You can see the first of these videos below on the topic of “The Mission of Christian Study Centers.”

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