Professors, students present at scholarly meetings

FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Professors and students from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the College at Southwestern are slated to present papers at the 2013 meetings of the Southwest Commission of Religious Studies (SWCRS) and the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) Southwest region in March.

During the Southwest Regional meeting of the ETS, March 1-2, the following professors and students will present papers:

  • Justin Allison, Ph.D. student, “Allusion to Deuteronomy 11:14-15 in Zechariah 10:1-2”
  • Scott Aniol, Ph.D. student, “Was Isaac Watts a Proto-Dispensationalist?”
  • Cameron Coyle, Ph.D. student, “Locating Merneptah’s Israel: On the Ground and in the Text.”
  • Travis Dickinson, assistant professor of philosophy and Christian apologetics, College at Southwestern: “God’s Knowledge by Acquaintance.”
  • Graham Floyd, Ph.D. student, “Abstract Objects: Created or Uncreated.”
  • J.R. Gilhooly, Ph.D. student, “What Problem? Mystery, Evil, and the Arrogance of Epistemology.”
  • William Goff, professor of Christian ethics: “Healthy Habits for Raising a Strong Missionary Family.”
  • Paul Gritz, professor of church history: “John Waller: Exemplar and Maverick among Separate Baptists.”
  • Matthew Harding, Ph.D. student, “Atonement Theory Revisited: Calvin, Beza, and Amraut on the Extent of the Atonement.”
  • Andrew Kim, Ph.D. student, “A Biblical Theology of Nations: A Preliminary Investigation.”
  • J. Michael McKay, Ph.D. student, “If They will Enter into my Rest’: LXX Translation of Psalm 95 and Argument of Hebrews 3–4.”
  • Miles Mullin, assistant professor of Church History, Havard School for Theological Studies: “The Sunday School Times and the Challenge of Mid-Century ‘Race Relations.’”
  • Stephen O. Presley, assistant professor of biblical interpretation, Havard School for Theological Studies: “Catechesis and Exegesis in Irenaeus of Lyon.”
  • Jeffrey Salako, Ph.D. student, “What Has Ecclesiology Got to do with Missiology? Towards a More Biblical & Theological Approach to Missions.”
  • Harvey Solganick, professor of humanities, College at Southwestern: “Hard Knock at Christianity’s Door: C.S. Lewis and W.T. Kirkpatrick—Apologetic against Agnosticism & Atheism.”
  • Jim Wicker, associate professor of New Testament: “Picture Perfect: How to Power for Quality Internet Pictures to Use in Teaching.”

During the SWCRS meeting, March 8-10, which includes the meetings of the American Society on Religion and the Society for Biblical Literature, the following professors and students will present papers:

  • Gordon Chinamasa, M.A. in Archaeology and Biblical Studies: “Sedentarization or Ruralization? A Synthetic Study in IB-Iron I Settlement Processes in the Western Highlands of Canaan.”
  • Cameron Coyle, Ph.D. student: “The Renewed Excavations at Tel Gezer: Report on the 2011 Season.”
  • Thomas Davis, professor of archaeology and biblical backgrounds: “Shaken and Stirred: The Fourth Century A.D. Earthquakes and the Crises of Faith on Cyprus.”
  • Adam Dodd, Ph.D. student: “The ‘Boundary of Gezer’ Inscriptions: An Assessment of Previous and Current Models.”
  • Lucas Grimsley, M.A. in Archaeology and Biblical Studies; Erin Daughters, M.A. in Archaeology and Biblical Studies: “Into Arabia: Roman Travel in Transjordan in the 1st century A.D.”
  • Stephen Humphreys, M.A. in Archaeology and Biblical Studies; Erin Daughters, M.A. in Archaeology and Biblical Studies: “The New Face of Kourion: A Preliminary Report on Three Mosaics Uncovered During the 2012 Excavation Season.”
  • Eric Mitchell, associate professor of Old Testament and Archaeology: “The 13th Gezer Boundary Inscription.”
  • Steven Ortiz, associate professor of archaeology and biblical backgrounds: “Archaeology and the Gospels: Recent Trends and Research.”
  • Tommas Pace, Master of Arts in Archaeology and Biblical Studies; Paul Martin, Master of Arts in Archaeology and Biblical Studies: “First Season Findings of the Kourion Urban Space Project (KUSP).”
  • Rebekah Ross, M.A. in Archaeology and Biblical Studies: “Christianity and the Apotropaic.”
  • Ryan Stokes, assistant professor of Old Testament: “The Origin of Evil in the Early Enochic Traditions.”

Many of the papers presented at the SWCRS meeting report findings from Southwestern Seminary’s archaeological projects in Tel Gezer, Israel, and Kourion, Cyprus.

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