Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Schedule for The NT and Economics Colloquium

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:
8:00-8:30:        Breakfast
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).
9:50-10:05:      Break
10:05-11:10:    Session II:        Jim Hernando, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
The Economic Substructure in the Parables of Jesus: Implications and Insights.
11:10-11:25:    Break
11:25-12:30:    Session III:       Craig Blomberg, Denver Seminary.
Redistribution of Wealth: A Socialist Anathema or a Biblical Fundamental?
12:30-1:30:      Lunch
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.
2:35-2:50:        Break
2:50-4:05:        Session V:        Terence Mournet, Ashland University.
Wealth in Luke/Acts in Greco-Roman Context.
4:05-4:20:        Break
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.
5:25-6:45:        Dinner
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
8:00-8:30:        Breakfast
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.
9:50-10:05:      Break
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.
11:10-11:25:    Break
11:25-12:30:    Session X:        Tom Davis, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Business Secrets of Paul of Tarsus.
12:30-1:30:      Lunch
1:30-2:35:        Session XI:       Keith Reeves, Azusa Pacific University
Show Me the Money: Romans as a Fund-Raising Letter.
2:35-2:50:        Break
2:50-4:05:        Session XII:     Aaron Kuecker, LeTourneau University
Liturgical Economics in Philippi: Economic Practice in Union with Christ.
4:05-4:20:        Break
4:20-5:25:        Session XIII:    Round Table/Museum Visit/(Dead Sea Scrolls).

6:30                 Dinner (off campus)

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