Schedule

Thursday, January 12
9:00 a.m. Registration and exhibits open
10:45 a.m. – 11:00a.m. Opening Worship
11:00 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Welcome by Clint Arnold, Dean of Talbot School of Theology

Plenary 1: Kevin Vanhoozer, “‘Can I Get a Witness?’ Poetics, Analytics, and the Mission of Dogmatics”

 

12:45–2:00 p.m. Lunch (on own)
2:00–2:50 p.m. Breakout Session 1:

James Arcadi, “Word of God as Truthmaker”

Douglas Harink, “Abiding Power of Romans for Dogmatics”

Josh Malone and Brannon Ellis, “Divine Perfections and the Shape of Dogmatics”

Gavin Ortlund, “Why Should Protestants Retrieve Patristic and Medieval Theology?”

2:50–3:30 p.m. Break (refreshments provided in exhibits area)
3:30–4:20 p.m. Breakout Session 2:

Sameer Yadav, “Doctrine and Ontological Commitment to a Narrative”

Chris Tilling, “Knowledge Puffs Up, But Love Builds Up”

Darren Sumner, “Christocentrism and the Immanent Trinity”

4:20–5:30 p.m. Free time
5:30–7:00 p.m. Dinner (on own)
7:30–9:00 p.m. Plenary 2: Scott Swain, “Dogmatics and Systematic Theology”

 

Friday, January 13
9:00–10:30 a.m. Welcome by Barry Corey, President of Biola University

Plenary 3: Katherine Sonderegger, “A Lamp Unto our Feet”

 

10:30–11:00 a.m. Break (refreshments provided in exhibits area)
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Plenary 4: Henri Blocher, “The Permanent Validity and Contextual Relativity of Doctrinal Statements”

 

12:30–2:00 p.m. Lunch (on own)
2:00–2:50 p.m. Breakout Session 3:

Chelle Stearns, “Post-Traumatic Theology”

Eduardo Echeverria, “Essentialist versus Historicist Debate about the Truth Status of Dogmatic Formulations”

Maarten Wisse, “Retrieving the Law and Gospel Distinction for the Task of Dogmatics”

2:50–3:30 p.m. Break (refreshments provided in exhibits area)
3:30–5:00 p.m. Plenary 5: Michael Allen, “Dogmatics as Ascetics”

 

5:00–5:30 p.m. Free time
5:30–7:00 p.m. Dinner (on own)
7:00–9:00 p.m. Panel Discussion of All Plenary Speakers

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