The New Testament and Economics Colloquium, 2014
The Land Center for Cultural Engagement, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Riley Center Rooms 237-39
Thursday Sept. 18:
8:30-8:45: Welcome: Craig Blaising, Executive Vice President and Provost, Professor of Theology
8:45-9:50: Session I: Klaus Issler, Talbot Theological Seminary
The Diversity of Method and Presuppositions in NT Interpretation of Economic / Commercial Factors with Illustrations from Jesus’ Parable of the Talents (Matt 25:14-30).
10:05-11:10: Session II: Jim Hernando, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
The Economic Substructure in the Parables of Jesus: Implications and Insights.
11:25-12:30: Session III: Craig Blomberg, Denver Seminary.
Redistribution of Wealth: A Socialist Anathema or a Biblical Fundamental?
1:30-2:35: Session IV: Ed Noell, Westmont College.
Wealth, Exchange, and the ‘Rights of the Poor’: New Testament Teaching in Light of Old Testament Conceptions and Institutions.
2:50-4:05: Session V: Terence Mournet, Ashland University.
Wealth in Luke/Acts in Greco-Roman Context.
4:20-5:25: Session VI: James R. Wicker, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
An Assarion for Your Thoughts: The Challenges of Translating NT Numismatic Terms.
6:45-7:50: Session VII: J. Brian Tucker, Moody Theological Seminary
The Jerusalem Collection, Economic Inequality, and Human Flourishing: Redistribution of Money or Relationships of Mutuality or Both?
Friday Sept. 19
8:30-8:45: Introductions and Prayer: John Taylor
8:45-9:50: Session VIII: David Kotter, Colorado Christian University
The Distinction between Greed and Self Interest in the Life and Letters of the Apostle Paul.
10:05-11:10: Session IX: John W. Taylor, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Labour of Love: The Theology of Work in First and Second Thessalonians.
11:25-12:30: Session X: Tom Davis, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Business Secrets of Paul of Tarsus.
1:30-2:35: Session XI: Keith Reeves, Azusa Pacific University
Show Me the Money: Romans as a Fund-Raising Letter.
2:50-4:05: Session XII: Aaron Kuecker, LeTourneau University
Liturgical Economics in Philippi: Economic Practice in Union with Christ.
4:20-5:25: Session XIII: Round Table/Museum Visit/(Dead Sea Scrolls).
6:30 Dinner (off campus)