Welch College to Host 2012 Theological Symposium


Welch College to Host 2012 Theological Symposium

NASHVILLE, TN—The 2012 Theological Symposium will meet October 22-23 on the campus of Welch College in Nashville, Tennessee. The symposium begins at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 22, and will end at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23. The symposium will be a time for presentation of papers and lively discussion of important issues facing the church today. This year’s program features nine papers on a variety of subjects. Three of the papers focus on specific areas of Jonathan Edwards’s theology: free will, effectual and ineffectual grace, and learning from the spirituality of Jonathan Edwards. The Commission plans to publish the papers in a book. For more information on the symposium, contact Commission chairman Matt Pinson (president). The symposium is an annual event sponsored by the Commission for Theological Integrity of the National Association of Free Will Baptists.

Theological Symposium Presenters and Papers

Aaron Baldridge: “Reclaiming the Church‘s Mission by Rediscovering Our Understanding of Covenant”

Keith Kenemer: “The Call to Christian Education”

Greg Ketteman: “Toward a Christian View of Sport”

Denny Kuhn: “Jonathan Edwards’s Theology of Free Will”

Thomas Marberry: “The Lucan Travel Narrative: A Journey into Discipleship”

Matthew McAffee: “The Old Testament Covenant Context of the Good Word and Its Significance for Interpreting Hebrews 6:5”

Matt Pinson: “Effectual and Ineffectual Grace in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards”

Barry Raper: “Saints in the Hands of an Authentic Guide: Learning from the Spirituality of Jonathan Edwards”

Jackson Watts: “’In One Accord’: Bridging the Divide Between Doctrine and Practice”