The Second Respondent is a New Living Translation Translator and is on the Committee on Bible Translation for the New International Version of the Scriptures
A talk from the 69th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (Nov. 15-17, 2017). The theme for this year's conference: "The Heritage of the Reformation," points to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. In addition, some sessions will focus on a secondary theme of "religious liberty," reflecting on the significance of meeting in Providence, Rhode Island where Roger Williams, author of "The Bloody Tenent of Persecution," planted a free church in the 17th century to protest the idea of an official state church. The plenary speakers for this conference are: Gwenfair Adams (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) "Shock and Awe: The Reformers and the Stunning Joy of Romans 1-8," Timothy George (Beeson Divinity School) "Where Are the Nail Prints? The Devil and Dr. Luther," Scott Manetsch (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) "John Calvin's Doctrine of the Christian Life.
Craig L. Blomberg is Distinguished Professor of the New Testament at Denver Seminary in Colorado. Blomberg received his Ph.D. from University of Aberdeen, Scotland; his M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and completed his B.A., Summa Cum Laude, at Augustana College.