The Evangelical Theological Society Meeting

A seminary professor presenting at a convention

Aside from teaching, one important contribution university and seminary professors make is their scholarly production. They attend and present at major conferences within their field, and publish books, journal articles, book reviews and other related publications.

Here at Grand Canyon Theological Seminary, we are actively involved in scholarly societies within the fields of biblical and religious studies. Two of the most prestigious conferences we participate at are the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society and the combined annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature.

This year, seven of our esteemed faculty members will present Nov. 15 – 17 at the Evangelical Theological Society meeting and Nov. 19 – 22 at the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature meeting, both to be held in San Antonio, TX.

Here are the titles, times and places they will be presenting:

Evangelical Theological Society Papers

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

“‘The Ideation of Jesus Christ’: Aesthetic Response as Divine Encounter”

By John Frederick
Time: 11:30 am – 12:10 pm
Location: Grand Hyatt – Lone Star Salon B
Session: Systematic Theology – General Studies 1

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

“How to Spot a Liar: Unreliable Speech within Hebrew Narrative”

By Daniel Diffey
Time: 10:10 – 10:50 am
Location: Marriott – Rivercenter – Room 2
Session: Old Testament Narrative Literature

“Trinitarian Considerations for Revitalizing Evangelical Hermeneutical Horizons”

By Steve Sherman
Time: 10:10 – 10:50 am
Location: Grand Hyatt – Independence
Session: Evangelical Philosophical Society C1 – Trinity

“Reexamining the Identity of the Two Witnesses in Revelation 11: An Argument for the Regenerate Church”

By Joshua M. Greever
Time: 3:50 – 4:30 pm
Location: Grand Hyatt – Presidio B
Session: Progressive Covenantalism

“Reading Scripture Spiritually: Bonaventure, Sensus Plenior and Spiritual Formation Today”

By Ryan A. Brandt
Time: 3:50 – 4:30 pm|
Location: Marriott – Rivercenter – Room 7
Session: Spiritual Formation / Sanctification – Spiritual Formation: Word, Conscience & Methodology

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016

“How Can God Be One and Three? Understanding Divine Simplicity and Triune Fellowship”

By Steve Duby
Time: 1:00 – 1:40 pm
Location: Grand Hyatt – Travis B
Session: Trinitarian Theology – Helpful Resources from Classical Trinitarianism

“Perceiving the Triune God: The Epistemology of Trinitarian-Perception”

By Gary Scott Osmundsen
Time: 1:50 – 2:30 pm
Location: Grand Hyatt – Mission A
Session: Evangelical Philosophical Society E1 – Trinity

Society of Biblical Literature Papers

Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016

“MELOS as ‘Melody’ in Colossians 3:5”

By John Frederick
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 am
Location: Conference Room 4 (3rd Level) – Marriott Rivercenter (MRC)
Session: S20-120 Disputed Paulines

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