FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will offer hybrid courses in conjunction with the 65th annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) this fall. The ETS meeting is scheduled for Nov. 19-21 in Baltimore, Md.
Jason Duesing, vice president for strategic initiatives and assistant professor of historical theology, and Steven Smith, vice president for student services and communications and professor of communication, will teach the master’s and undergraduate classes. Classified as main campus residential courses, the classes will include attendance at the ETS meeting as well as preparatory lectures that students can attend in person or access online. Seminary students can enroll in “Contemporary Theology” (SYSTH 3903/3904), and students in the College at Southwestern can enroll in “Directed Study” (HIS 4903).
This year’s ETS theme is "Evangelicalism, Inerrancy, and the Evangelical Theological Society: Retrospect and Prospect." All students will be required to read Carl F.H. Henry’s The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism, Douglas Sweeney’s The American Evangelical Story and Garth Rosell’s The Evangelical Landscape: Essays on the American Evangelical Tradition. Additionally, master’s students will read David Wells’ The Courage to be Protestant and Andreas Köstenberger’s Whatever Happened to Truth, while college students will read Os Guinness’ Fit Bodies, Fat Minds.
In order to take this class, students must enroll by Oct. 3. Visit swbts.edu/academics/special-courses/ets-annual-meeting-class for more information and to register.