An international, interfaith, interdisciplinary conference exploring the biological, psychological, evolutionary, social, philosophical, and religious nature of altruism and unlimited love.
Interested, qualified scholars from a variety of academic disciplines are invited to submit proposals of not more than one page in length, single-spaced, in no smaller than a 10-point font. A biographical narrative of not more than two hundred words should accompany the proposal.
Final papers should be in APA format. Those whose papers have been accepted will receive conference registration, room and board. Travel costs will not be covered. Paper presentations including Q & A will be allotted 30 minutes each.
Submit the above information in MS Word or PDF files. Attach your document(s) to an email message to Stephen G. Post, Ph.D., President, Institute for Research on Unlimited Love (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applicants will be notified by May 1, 2003 if paper proposals have been accepted.
The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 15 March 2003.
Faith Active in Love: Lives of Compassionate Service
Unlimited Love and Human Nature: The Problem of Inter-Group Conflict
The Healing Power of Love: Healthful Compassion
The Biology of Compassionate Love: Evolutionary, Physiological, and Neurological Correlates
The Psychology of Love
The Sociological Study of Faith-Based Communities and Their Activities in Relation to the Spiritual Ideal of Unlimited Love
The Emergence and Impact of Helping Behavior in Young People
The Science and Spirituality of Family Care-giving
Compassionate Love and the Artistic Imagination
Spiritual Transformation: Love and the Fruits of the Spirit
Science as Altruistic Fidelity to the Phenomena
Science, Religion, and the Metaphysics of Love
We are seeking individuals and organizations to sponsor this exciting conference at a contribution level of $1,000 or more. Please contact Dr. William Grassie, Ph.D. to learn the benefits.
Dr. William Grassie, Ph.D.
Metanexus Institute on Religion and Science
3624 Market Street, Suite 301
United States, US, 19104
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