ETS 2014 Parallel Session C

Evangelical Theological Society 2014 - The 66th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, held Wednesday through Friday, November 19-21, 2014 at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego, CA. The Program Theme: "Ecclesiology"

ETS 2014 Parallel Session C (Wednesday, Nov. 20, 8:30-11:40 am)

Jonathan L. Master - The Church’s Role in Individual Assurance: Reformed Voices from the 17th Century

Herbert W. Bateman IV - The ’False Teacher’ versus a ‘Zealot Insurrection’: Does a Zealot Occasion Provide a Better Interpretation of Jude?

David W. Pao - Let No One Despise Your Youth: Church and the World in the Pastoral Epistles

Ingrid Faro - What is Evil and How Does it Work?

W. Brian Shelton - The State of Early Church Martyrdom Scholarship

John H. Walton - Sacred Space in the Pentateuch

Daniel Block - The Author's Overview

Mark Bailey - Preach the Word: The Whole Bible for a Whole and Healthy Christian

Jackson Wu - How Christ Saves God's Face...and Ours: A Soteriology of Honor and Shame

Paul C. Maxwell - In What Sense is the God of Christians a Jealous God?

Max Rogland - Ora et Labora: Using Liturgy in the Biblical Language Classroom

Scott B. Rae - The Ethics of "Reproductive" Technologies

Gene Fant - Interpreting the Lion's Roar: Leland Ryken's The Literature of the Bible in the Context of Late Twentieth-Century Hermeneutics

N. Samuel Murrell - Nazi Jesus of the Church and the Historical Jesus Project: Two Sides of a German Coin

Dale W. Manor - The 'Logic' of the Goddess:  Anthropological and Archaeological Perspectives on Israel's Struggle with Asherah

Jeff Dryden - Romans 7: Sin, the Self, and Spiritual Formation

Kirsten Laurel Guidero - "No Longer Any Male and Female": Re-examining the Ecclesial Function of Baptism in Galatians 3

Robert Cole - A Contextual versus a Form Critical Reading of Psalm 88

Karin Spiecker Stetina - Luther’s Operationes de Psalmos (1519-1521) through the Eyes of Sigismundus: A Student’s Reception of Luther’s Christ-centered Theology in his Second Lecture Series on the Psalter

Tawa Anderson - Providence not Previdence: Boethius vs. Hasker on Randomness, Freedom and Omniscience

David Wood - Draper’s Dilemma: Conditional Conclusions Cum Grano Salis in Bayesian Arguments from Evil

Melville Y. Stewart - Ancient Chinese Monotheism

Richard A. Bailey - Mad Farmers: Historical Reflections on Wendell Berry’s “Long Conversation” on Friendship

Gregory Alan Thornbury - Two Disparate Models on Political Engagement from the Fathers: Athenagoras and St. Anthony the Great

Nicholas P. Miller - Does the Church Have the Authority to Adapt Scriptural Organizational Ideals?

Michael Licona - Review from the Angle of History

Kurt Anders Richardson - Introduction to Grenz's Life & Academic Career

E. Randolph Richards - Plagiarism and Intellectual Property in Greco-Roman Antiquity

James D. Gifford, Jr. - Is Limited Atonement Nominalistic? How the Final Resurrection Informs the Universality of the Work of Christ

Brannon Ellis - Mystical Union, Ecclesial Communion: The Pauline Equivalence of Being “in Christ” and Being in the Church and Its Significance for Ecclesiology

Jerry Root - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

K. Erik Thoennes - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

R. Douglas Geivett - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

John Mark Yeats - A Part of Which Church?: Jewish Converts, the London Society for the Promotion of Christianity Amongst the Jews and Evangelical Cooperation

Jason S. Sexton - Recent Interpreters

Bryan M. Litfin - “More Valuable than Precious Stones”: Jewish and Early Christian Bone-Gathering Practices as Evidence for the Date of the Martyrdom of Polycarp

Nicholas Perrin - Review from the Angle of Literary Study

Brent Waters - Are We Living in the Midst of a New Political Moment about which Christians Should be Thinking?

Derek Tidball - Grenz & Evangelicalism

Glen L. Thompson - Upgrading our Maps of Paul’s First Asia Minor Journey: Methodology, Practice, Conclusions

Daniel Roeber - Darkness in the Light: the Evangelical

Propagation of Instability in the Burned-Over District

Daniel J. Treier - Review from the Angle of Theological Reading

Gregg R. Allison - Grenz & Tradition

R. Scott Clark - Caspar Olevinaus On Church and Ministry as Administration of the Covenant of Grace

Darian R. Lockett - “Necessary But Not Sufficient”: The Role of History in the Interpretation of James as Christian Scripture

Greg Beale - The Origin of the Office of Elder and Its Relationship to the Inaugurated Eschatological Tribulation

Terry Mortenson - The Fall & the Problem of Millions of Years of Natural Evil

Paul Hartog - Second-Century Christian Martyrdom as Reflected in Lucian of Samosata

L. Michael Morales - How the Mishkan becomes the 'Ohel Mo'ed: The Literary Function of Leviticus 24:1-9

Reggie Kidd - A Biblical Studies Response

Abraham Kuruvilla - “Look Before You Leap!" Text to Theology for Preaching

Sunny Hong - Multicultural Paul, Multicultural Ministry

Matthew M. Barrett - He Hardens Whomever He Wills: The Exodus, God's Fame, and the Manifestation of God’s Jealousy through Divine Sovereignty

Randall Buth - A Perfect Pedagogy (another look at the Greek παρακειμ?νη)

Eric W. Moore - "Reproductive" Technologies and the Church

Brian Larsen - Archetypal Criticism and Christian Literary Imagination

Woodrow E. Walton - Saints Together . . .

Brett Vaden - Theodramatic Rehearsal: Fighting Self-Deception through the Dramatic Imagination

Eric Johnson - Theodramatic Rehearsal: Fighting Self-Deception through the Dramatic Imagination

Sandra Glahn - Not Just Any Artemis: Who Was the Ephesians’ Goddess in First-Century Understanding, and What Difference Does It Make?

David Gunner Gundersen - Call and Response: Mosaic Intercession and Davidic Restoration in Psalms 90 & 103

Michael J. Lynch - Hypothetical Universalism in Context: The Extent of the Satisfaction in John Owen and Richard Baxter

Chad Bogosian - Creativity, Neuroplasticity, and non-Materialist Embodied Persons

Francis J. Beckwith - Evangelical Philosophical Society C2

David Baggett - Evangelical Philosophical Society C2

R. Scott Smith - Evangelical Philosophical Society C2

Paul Copan - Reinforcing the Moral Argument: Appealing to the Historical Impact of the Christian Faith

James K. Dew, Jr. - Evangelical Philosophical Society C2

C. Ben Mitchell - A Long Conversation about Friendship: Aristotle, C. S. Lewis, and Wendell Berry

Mathilde Frey - Ecclesiology in the Old Testament: A Model for the Relevant Church

Eric Rowe - The Use of the Gospel of Matthew in The Epistle of Barnabas

Benjamin J. Burkholder - Can Luther be Saved?--Defending Luther's Process of Moral Growth from Recent Criticisms

S. Aaron Son - One Flesh and the Unity with Christ: Ecclesiological Implications of Paul’s ‘One Flesh’ Concept

Jerry Root - The Funeral of Other Great Myths: Rescuing Lewis Scholarship from Old Wives’ Tales

Greg Forster - Polis, Theology and Philosophy: The Troublesome Case of John Locke

Cherith Fee Nordling - Grenz & Eschatological Doxology

Rex D. Butler - Persecution & Martyrdom Yesterday & Today: Christian Suffering in the Early Church and the Contemporary World

Jonathan Pennington - Synoptic Gospels (invited)

Miles S. Mullin II - Evangelicalism as Trojan Horse: The Failure of Neo-evangelical Social Theology and the Decline of Denominationalism

John Franke - Grenz & Trinitarian Mission

Mark Wilson - The Route of Paul’s Second Journey: Can Localizing his Itinerary in Northwestern Asia Minor Elucidate Acts 16?

Matthew Arbo - Thinking Theologically about Subjective Rights

Martin I. Klauber - Eucharistic Controversies in Seventeenth-Century France: Jean Mestrezat and the Reformed Church at Charenton

Gary Derickson - The Danger of Misinterpretation: The Impact of a Theoretical Historical Background on the Interpretation of the Johannine Epistles

Dillon Thornton - Satan as Adversary and Ally in the Process of Ecclesial Discipline: The Use of the Prologue to Job in 1 Cor 5:5 and 1 Tim 1:20

Hugh Ross - Natural Evil in the Context of the Fall

Edward L. Smither - The Church as the Locus of Mission in Early Christianity

Andrew Schmutzer - Alien and Stranger in the Community of God

Michael Farley - A Liturgical Studies Response

Don Sunukjian - From Theology to Sermon

Dongsu Kim - "Abraham Our Forefather Has Discovered According to the Flesh" A Reconsideration of R. B. Hays's Rendering of Rom 4:1

Steven E. Runge - The Discourse Function of the Greek Perfect Indicative in Romans

Jennifer Lahl - "Reproductive" Technologies and Secular Society

Michael Travers - "Every Common Bush Afire with God": Leland Ryken and the Bible in Literature

Tim Erdel - Creation and Community: Wendell Berry's Challenge to the Church

Mary Patton Baker - Performing the Gospel: The Eucharist and Theodramatic Formation

Michael E. Erickson - In the Age of Same-Sex Marriage: Paradigm Shifts, Crisis, and Revolution in Ecclesiology

Peter Y. Lee - Psalm 110 Reconsidered:  A Canonical Analysis in support of a New Testament Hermeneutic

Mark Draper - The Development of the Edwardsean Postmillennial Tradition and the Benevolent Empire

Brad Seeman - Idolatry and the End of Apologetics: On Some Uses and Limitations of Continental Philosophy in Apologetics

William Lane Craig - God and Abstract Objects: A Survey of the Landscape

Paul R. House - A Long Conversation about People and Place: God’s Friendship with Moses and Wendell Berry’s Essays

Michael F. Younker - The Concept of Truth and Ecclesiological Authority: Have Scientists Replaced Priests?  Implications from the Mediation of What is "True" in Modern Science and Mystical Sacramentalism and How They Influence Authority in the Church

Dennis W. Jowers - Divine Jealousy and the Problem of Evil

Jonathan R. Wilson - Grenz & Systematic Theology

Peter J. Gurry - Demanding a Recount: Estimating the Number of Textual Variants in the Greek New Testament

 

Steven D. Boyer - Incarnations, Christian and Hindu: Christology in Conversation with Vaishnavism

Paul S. Cable - Imitatio Christianorum: Ecclesiology, Ethics, and the Imitation of Believers in Philippians

Dennis Fisher - Ethics and Afterlife: The Moral Instruction of Thomas Aquinas and C. S. Lewis -- Contrasting Views of Purgatory

Nathan A. Finn - The Dark Side of Evangelical Ecumenism: Downplaying Ecclesiology, Destabilizing Orthodoxy, and Downgrading Denominations

Dan Reid - Grenz & Publishing

Jonathan Loopstra - “Edessa Loved the Son, without the Apostolic Witness”: Jacob of Serug and Notions of Edessene Exceptionalism

Clyde E. Billington - In Search of the Lost Temple Menorah

Robert Caldwell - 

Grant R. Osborne - Synoptic Gospels (invited)

Robert Stein - Synoptic Gospels (invited)

Darrell Bock - Synoptic Gospels (invited)

Craig Blaising - Grenz & ETS

W. Robert Godfrey - Demythologizing Arminius: A Fresh Look at his Life

Mark Overstreet - Διδακτικ?ν: Rethinking the Qualification of Elders after Years in the Bush: Theological Education Among Peoples Who Have No Access to the Written Scriptures

Ingrid Faro - Creation: Creation, the Fall and the Problem of Natural and Moral Evil

Terry Mortenson - Creation: Creation, the Fall and the Problem of Natural and Moral Evil

Hugh Ross - Creation: Creation, the Fall and the Problem of Natural and Moral Evil

Jonathan J. Armstrong - Historiography as a Model of Theological Method in Augustine of Hippo and Eusebius of Caesarea 

John H. Walton - Pentateuch (invited): Tabernacle, Congregation, and Community

L. Michael Morales - Pentateuch (invited): Tabernacle, Congregation, and Community

Andrew Schmutzer - Pentateuch (invited): Tabernacle, Congregation, and Community

Daniel Block - Biblical Worship (invited): Daniel Block, For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2014)

Reggie Kidd - Biblical Worship (invited): Daniel Block, For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2014)

Michael Farley - Biblical Worship (invited): Daniel Block, For the Glory of God: Recovering a Biblical Theology of Worship (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2014)

Mark Bailey - Expository Preaching and Hermeneutics: Expository Preaching in the Local Church: From Exegesis to Application

Abraham Kuruvilla - Expository Preaching and Hermeneutics: Expository Preaching in the Local Church: From Exegesis to Application

Don Sunukjian - Expository Preaching and Hermeneutics: Expository Preaching in the Local Church: From Exegesis to Application

Yulin Liu - The New Temple’s Expansion Through the Reconciling Messengers in 2 Corinthians 5

K. Erik Thoennes - Divine Jealousy and the Christian Life

Max Rogland - Applied Linguistics and Biblical Languages: Etymology, Semantics, Discourse, and the Greek Perfect

Randall Buth - Applied Linguistics and Biblical Languages: Etymology, Semantics, Discourse, and the Greek Perfect

Steven E. Runge - Applied Linguistics and Biblical Languages: Etymology, Semantics, Discourse, and the Greek Perfect

Constantine R. Campbell - Applied Linguistics and Biblical Languages: Etymology, Semantics, Discourse, and the Greek Perfect

Scott B. Rae - Bioethics (invited): "Reproductive" Technologies, the Church, and Society: A Dialogue

Eric W. Moore - Bioethics (invited): "Reproductive" Technologies, the Church, and Society: A Dialogue

Jennifer Lahl - Bioethics (invited): "Reproductive" Technologies, the Church, and Society: A Dialogue

Philip Ryken - How to Preach the Bible as Literature

Chip M. Anderson - Not by the Numbers (Eph 2:11-22): The Significance of the “One New Humanity” on the Power of Sacred Space and Church Growth

Jonathan Hoglund - Theodramatic Rescription: Pastoral Implications of a Dialogical Effectual Call

Nate Collins - Jewish Virgins and Widows: A Contextual Analysis of Unmarried, Female Sexuality in the Religious Background of the New Testament

Hubert James Keener - David’s Swan Song: Psalm 144 and Its Place in the Shaping of the Psalter

S. Donald Fortson III - Old New Calvinism: The New School Presbyterian Spirit

John Warwick Montgomery - A "Plastic" Biblical Text?  The Recent Controversy among the Lutherans on the Philosophy of Textual Criticism

Teri Merrick - Redefining Methodist Marriage: Neo-Kantian Prescriptions for Retaining Semantic Continuity

Angus Menuge - Creativity and the Information Problem

Paul R. House - Friendship as Long Conversation: Interactions with Wendell Berry

C. Ben Mitchell - Friendship as Long Conversation: Interactions with Wendell Berry

Richard A. Bailey - Friendship as Long Conversation: Interactions with Wendell Berry

Carlos E. Mora - The Remnant in Daniel 11:40-45

Charles Martin - What has Social History to do with Hebrews? Familial Language within an Interpretive Framework

Daniel B. Wallace - The Ignorance of the Son in Matthew 24.36: A Study in Textual and Redaction Criticism

John Shouse - A Typology for Evangelical Engagement with Islam: A Theological Analysis and Assessment

Leo Percer - Paul's Vision of the Church: Embodied or Electronic? 

Jerry Root - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

R. Douglas Geivett - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

Dennis Fisher - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

Jeff Baxter - C. S. Lewis: Death and Hope in the Writings of C. S. Lewis

Gordon Frantz - The Archaeological Background to the Epistle of Titus and the First Century Church on the Island of Crete

Stefana Dan Laing - Causation and Theology in Patristic Historiography: The Church Histories of Eusebius and Theodoret