Center for Barth Studies

The Incarcerated God

Engaging with and beyond Barth on the Prison System

2025 Barth Pastors Conference

June 15–18, 2025 · Hybrid Conference

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2024 Barth Pastors Conference

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Sponsors

Plenary Speakers

Speaker 1

Professor of Wizardry, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 2

Professor of Sorcery, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 3

Professor of Witchcraft, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 4

Professor of Wizardry, Hogwarts University

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Professor of Sorcery, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 6

Professor of Witchcraft, Hogwarts University

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Workshop Leaders

Speaker 1

Professor of Wizardry, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 2

Professor of Sorcery, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 3

Professor of Witchcraft, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 4

Professor of Wizardry, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 5

Professor of Sorcery, Hogwarts University

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Speaker 6

Professor of Witchcraft, Hogwarts University

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Attend Virtually

The conference will be streamed on Airmeet, where virtual attendees can not only view lectures but also participate via live chat and Q&A. In addition, the event footage will be available for viewing for a few weeks afterward. If you are unable to attend the conference in person, click the button below to register and reserve your seat on Airmeet. Virtual attendance is free.

Attend in Person at Princeton Theological Seminary

We are delighted to welcome conference attendees to the Princeton Theological Seminary campus. Lectures will be held at Stuart Hall, worship services at Princeton Seminary Chapel, and meals and fellowship at Mackay Campus Center.

Early bird registration is $XXX. Regular registration is $XXX and $XXX for students. 

Schedule

Monday, June 17, 2024

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6:30PM

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7:30PM

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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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9:00AM

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10:30AM

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1:00PM

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2:30PM

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

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9:00AM

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10:30AM

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1:00PM

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2:30PM

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Thursday, June 20, 2024

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9:00AM

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10:30AM

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Location, Travel, and Lodging

For information about travel and lodging during the conference, visit the Princeton Seminary Visitor Information page.

Steering Committee

Kaitlyn Dugan

Director, Center for Barth Studies

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Dr. Kaitlyn Dugan

Kaitlyn Dugan is the Director of the Center for Barth Studies, which involves managing the daily operations, programs, and conferences of the center as well as curating, preserving, maintaining, and developing Princeton Theological Seminary’s Barth Special Research Collection. She is grant co-author for the $300,000 Scholarly Editions and Scholarly Translations grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to the Karl Barth Translator’s Seminar in 2019. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and political science from Taylor University, a Master of Arts in theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and received her PhD in systematic theology from the University of Aberdeen in June 2022. Her dissertation research focuses on developing a constructive theological account of death informed by Pauline apocalyptic theology and is titled “The Enduring Enemy: Towards An Apocalyptic Theology of Death.” She is currently working towards publishing her dissertation. Kaitlyn is a member of St. James Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Harlem, New York City.

Check out her Twitter here: twitter.com/kaitdugan.

Megan DeWald

Director, Institute for Youth Ministry

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Megan Dewald

Megan (she/her) is the director of the Institute for Youth Ministry, where she oversees research, facilitates training, and designs resources for people engaged in youth ministry. She is also the creator and host of the IYM’s podcast, Disrupting Ministry, which shares stories of faith communities that are disrupting the status quo in the church by developing innovative forms of ministry with young people. With two decades of experience in youth and young adult ministry, Megan is passionate about nurturing authentic connection and friendship among people from different social locations and equipping leaders to understand and navigate systems, structures, and relationships. She writes and speaks for national and international audiences and served as a collaborating author with Kenda Creasy Dean and Ron Foster on the forthcoming revised version of The Godbearing Life: The Art of Soul Tending for Youth Ministry. Megan holds a BA in Communication from the University of St. Thomas and an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary.