Canceling the conference may actually underscore an obvious divide within the church itself on the topic.
As long as we're on the topic of misconceptions, can we retire the tired comparison of Romantic poets to '60s rock stars?
At that time, around two-dozen studies existed on the topic.
1630s, "argument suitable for debate," singular form of "Topics" (1560s), the name of a work by Aristotle on logical and rhetorical generalities, from Latin Topica, from Greek Ta Topika, literally "matters concerning topoi," from topoi "commonplaces," neuter plural of topikos "commonplace, of a place," from topos "place" (see topos). The meaning "matter treated in speech or writing, subject, theme" is first recorded 1720.