IRTI Conference 2013

The tenth biennial international IRTI conference was held from Tuesday, July 2 until Sunday, July 7, 2013 in Sárospatak (Hungary). The Sárospatak Reformed Theological Academy (SRTA), a higher education institution of the Reformed Church of Hungary, founded in 1531, was our host.


The theme of the conference was ‘Calvinism and Law’, divided into the following subthemes: Calvinism and Church Law, Calvinism and Democracy and Calvinism and Ethics. The question of the relation of law to fall (sin) and to redemption (salvation) was pivotal in each of the three subthemes of the conference.

Keynote speakers

The following theologians offered a keynote lecture during the conference:

  • Sándor Enghy, Ph.D., Rector and Professor of Old Testament, Sárospatak Reformed Theological Academy (Hungary)
  • Ferenc Szücs, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Systematic Theology, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (Hungary)
  • Gerrit Singgih, Ph.D., Professor of Old Testament, Duta Wacana Christian University (Indonesia)
  • David VanDrunen, Ph.D., Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Ethics, Westminster Seminary (USA)

Position paper

Read the position paper of the 2013 IRTI conference.


Read the programme of the conference.

Florisca's blog

Student participant Florisca van Willegen maintained a weblog during the conference.


Some beautiful pictures haven been taken during the conference.