Concordia Theological Seminary will present its annual symposia on exegetical and confessional theology Jan. 17-20 on its campus in Fort Wayne, Ind., and in a live webcast.
The theme for the Exegetical Theology Symposium, Jan. 17-18, is “In Search of Jesus: Why History Matters.”
Main speakers, in addition to Concordia Theological Seminary (CTS) professors, include:
- the Rev. Dr. Richard Bauckham, professor emeritus at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom; and
- Daniel Johansson, Ph.D. candidate, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.
The Symposium on the Lutheran Confessions will meet Jan. 18-20 under the theme “Justification in a Contemporary Context.” Scheduled speakers, in addition to CTS professors, include:
- the Rev. Dr. Erik M. Heen, professor of New Testament, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Philadelphia.
- the Rev. Dr. Gordon Isaac, Berkshire Associate Professor of Advent Christian Studies, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Mass.
- Dr. Jack Kilcrease, adjunct professor of Theology and Humanities at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich.
- Dr. Christopher Malloy, associate professor of Theology, University of Dallas.
- the Rev. Dr. Scott Murray, senior pastor, Memorial Lutheran Church, Houston, and LCMS fifth vice-president.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison will be guest speaker for the banquet on Jan. 19.
This year’s symposia presentations also will be broadcast live via the Internet. The registration fee for the livestream broadcast is $75.
“We want to deliver the blessings of our annual symposia to those who are unable to attend in person because of budgets or other factors,” said the Rev. Dr. Charles Gieschen, academic dean of the seminary. “With advances in technology, this is a very economical way to hear and see renowned lecturers engaging Lutheran theology.”
For more information about the four-day symposia and to register online, visit www.ctsfw.edu/symposia.
Posted Dec. 8, 2011