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Nov 15 - 17 2021


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Southwestern Seminary at ETS

This year 27 students and faculty from Southwestern Seminary and Texas Baptist College will be presenting papers at the 73rdAnnual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. ETS will be held in-person in Fort Worth November 16-18. Southwestern Seminary and Texas Baptist College welcome those attending to Forth Worth and invite you to our Alumni and Friends event on the evening of the 17th.

Southwestern Seminary’s Doctoral Visit Day

Southwestern Seminary’s Doctoral Visit Day will be held at the Riley Center on campus on November 15, 2021.

Southwestern Alumni and Friends Reception

You are invited to attend the Southwestern Alumni and Friends Reception at the Omni Hotel on November 17, 2021 from 9:00pm to 12:00am.

Hourly Schedule

November 15, 2021: Doctoral Visit Day

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riley Center, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

November 16, 2021: Faculty and Student Papers

9:50 am - 10:30 am
Kimberly D. Arnold, Ph.D. student
Fittingness in the Hymnody of Asahel Nettleton and Thomas Hastings
10:40 am - 11:20 am
Scott Aniol, associate professor of church music and worship
How Baptists Weakend Biblical Authority by Limiting Ordinances to Two
10:40 - 11:20 am
Holly M. Farrow, Ph.D. student
Theology Inspires Doxology: The Hymnody of Anne Dutton and Anne Steele
11:30 am - 12:10 pm
Joshua E. Williams, associate professor of Old Testament
From War to Rest: David and YHWH in Chronicles
11:30 am - 12:10 pm
R. Adam Dodd, assistant professor of Old Testament and biblical backgrounds
The Scribal Status and Vocation in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judea
11:30 am - 12:10 pm
Joshua Philpot, assistant professor of biblical studies
All You Need is Love: The Old Testament Background of the Greatest Commandment of the Law
11:30 am - 12:10 pm
Michael S. Wilder, dean of the Jack D. Terry School of Educational Ministries and professor of educational ministries
Re-forming the Christian Leader’s Identity Through Four Johannine Images
11:30 am - 12:10 pm
Ted J. Cabal, professor of philosophy of religion
When Inerrantists Submit Biblical Interpretation to Scientific Theory: The Galileo Proposal
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
David S. Dockery, interim provost, distinguished professor of theology, and editor of the Southwestern Journal of Theology
James Leo Garrett Jr.: Theological Development in the Carroll-Conner-Garrett Baptist Tradition
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Joseph R. Crider, dean of the School of Church Music and Worship and professor of church music and worship
Weekly Production or Weekly Worship? Three Questions for Evangelical Worship Leaders
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Craig Blaising, senior professor of theology
Progressive Dispensationalism as Kingdom Theology
2:50 pm - 3:30 pm
Karen Yarnell, adjunct instructor
James Leo Garrett, Jr.: Views on Women in Ministry
3:30 om - 4:20 pm
Eric A. Mitchell, professor of Old Testament and biblical backgrounds
The Socioeconomics of Gleaning in the Old Testament
3:40 pm - 4:20 pm
Jordan Covarelli, Ph.D. student
The Aesthetics of the Lukan Canticles: What is Luke Doing with What He Depicts Singing?
4:30 pm - 5:10 pm
Braden McKinley, Ph.D. student
Confession in Contemporary Worship Music

November 16, 2021: Panel Discussion

9:00 am - 12:10 pm
The Legacy and Theology of James Leo Garrett Jr. (1925-2020)
Moderator: David S. Docker, Panelist: Malcolm B. Yarnell III

November 17, 2021: Faculty and Student Presentations

10:10 a m - 10:50 am
Nathan E. Montgomery, Ph.D. student
Becoming a Thousand People: A Neo-Lewisian Model of Virtue Formation Through Literature
10:10 am - 10:50 am
James R. Wicker, professor of New Testament
Jesus Healing the Blind and Lame: Much More than Meets the Eye
10:10 am - 10:50 am
Andrew H. Kim, Ph.D. student
The Transfer of Wealth in Isaiah 61-62: Evidence for a Multinational Eschatological Kingdom
11:00 am - 11:40 am
R. Adam Dodd, Ph.D. student
Almsgiving, the Poor, and Economic Justice in the Hebrew Scriptures and Early Jewish Literature
3:50 pm - 4:30 pm
D. Jeffrey Bingham, dean of the School of Theology and professor of theology
Protestant Reception(s)/Retrieval(s) of Irenaeus’ Doctrine of God
4:40 pm - 5:20 pm
Jonathan Arnold, associate professor of church history and historical theology and director of research doctoral studies
Millenarian Theology or Radical Politics? Benjamin Keach’s Theology of Hope
4:40 pm - 5:20 pm
Daniel Buller, Ph.D. student
Connecting the Disconnected: On the Relationship of Jeremiah 3:14–18 to Jeremiah 2–6

November 17, 2021: Panel Discussion

1:00 pm - 4:10 pm
New Testament Canon, Textual Criticism, & Apocryphal Literature: Reflections on Studies on the Intersection of Text, Paratext, and Reception: A festschrift in Honor of Charles E. Hill
Panelist: D. Jeffrey Bingham

November 17, 2021: SWBTS Alumni and Friends Reception

9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Omni Hotel

November 18, 2021: Faculty and Student Presentations

1:50 pm - 2:30 pm
Drew Smith, Ph.D. student
A Proposed Revision to Weaver’s ‘Logical Objections to Atheism’
1:50 pm - 2:30 pm
Robert Caldwell, professor of church history
Whitefield, Finney, and America's Great Awakenings in the Evangelical Historical Imagination
2:40 pm - 3:20 pm
Coleman M. Ford, assistant professor of christian formation and director of professional doctoral studies
“Out of the Devil’s Reach”: The Function of Humility in Jonathan Edwards’s Theology of Renewal
3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
Mark Taylor, associate dean of the School of Theology and professor of New Testament
Matthew 25:31-46 and the Letter of James
3:30 pm - 4:10 pm
W. Madison Grace II, associate professor of theology and baptist heritage and director of the oxford study program
Thomas Grantham, the Bible, and Worship

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