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Trinity Theology Conference – Livestream

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Ecclesia and Ethics IV: Theological Interpretation for Moral Formation

Hosted by Trinity College Queensland

1-2 August 2019

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This conference will be based at Trinity College Queensland in Brisbane, Australia on the evening of Thursday 1 August from 7-9pm AEST and on Friday 2 August from 9-6pm AEST and online (this is Wednesday 31 July and Thursday 1 August in the United States). Ecclesia and Ethics is an international biblical studies and theology conference bringing scholars and practitioners into a global conversation.

The conference is a hybrid conference, though many papers will be given from the Brisbane location at Trinity College Queensland. Presenters and attendees will be able to participate by delivering papers and conducting Q+A through webinar software from anywhere in the world, live, in real-time.

You’ll be able to sign up as an individual, a small group, or a church. You can attend from a distance or on-site here in Brisbane, Australia. Whether you’re here on the ground, or tuning in from abroad, you’ll be able to ask questions live, in real-time, and to access all of the talks through archived links, in case you miss a presentation due to time-zones, or other commitments.

If you are participating online you’ll be able to join us live, in real-time in one of our virtual rooms and ask questions (also in real-time) of our presenters. Attendees and presenters will be able to access the virtual rooms through Zoom links (see the program below). You can attend through your phone, tablet, or computer from anywhere with reliable internet or data access.

Featured presenters

Ben Witherington III

 

Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. Ben will be presenting a paper titled, “Biblical Theology: What is it and how should it be done?”

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Mark W. Elliott

 

Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism, Glasgow University, Wycliffe College, Toronto. Presenting “What it has meant and might mean to be ‘The Church of the Poor’ after the early chapters of Acts”. Mark will be presenting via webinar from Scotland.

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Glenn Packiam

 

Lead Pastor of New Life Downtown. Delivering a featured paper titled, “Singing Toward Virtue: The Christ Hymn and Moral Formation in Colossians”. Glenn will be presenting via webinar from Colorado.

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Dr Rachel Davies

 

Rachel is from the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, Australia. She will be presenting “Thirst and Desire from Augustine to Mother Teresa: Interpreting Key Johannine Texts”.

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Arthur Sutherland

 

Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University. Dr. Sutherland will be presenting “The Significance of Victorian Virtues in shaping African American Moral Formation and the Consequences of its Decline”.

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Carlos Sosa Siliezar

 

Assistant Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College. He will be delivering a paper titled, “Moral Formation in Multicultural Settings: A Theological Reading of Acts”.

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Christopher Holmes

 

Scholar in Residence and Director of Biblical and Theological Education at First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. Presenting “A Sour Stomach: Theological Interpretation as a Destabilizing, but Energizing Practice”.

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Collin Cornell

 

Ph.D., Emory University. Visiting Assistant Professor for the School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South (USA). He will be presenting “Name and Nihilism: Miskotte as Theological Interpreter for a World Come of Age”.

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Coleman M. Ford

 

Adjunct Instructor, Boyce College. Presenting “By the Spirit Healing Him by Grace: Romans 5:5 and Moral Transformation in Augustine of Hippo’s Letters”.

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Neil Pembroke

 

Associate Professor of Christian Studies, University of Queensland. Presenting “The Holy Spirit and Moral Habitude: Aquinas’s Pneumatology of the Virtuous Life”.

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Danny MacDonald

 

Adjunct Professor of Christian Worldview and Apologetics, Boyce College. Presenting “Draw Near to Listen: Reading Scripture, Listening, and Moral Formation”.

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John Frederick

 

Lecturer in New Testament and Greek, Trinity College Queensland. Presenting “The New Perspective on Barth: Election, Ethics and the New Perspective on Paul”.

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Paul Jones

 

Lecturer in Old Testament and Homiletics, Trinity College Queensland. Presenting “Afflicted with Evil: Divine Culpability and Human Response-Ability in Job”.

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David Rankin

 

Presenting “Clement of Alexandria and the True Gnostic formed by the Lord’s teaching”.

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Jeremy Rios

 

Ph.D candidate, University of St. Andrews. Presenting “Purchasing Gemeinschaft with Gesellschaft: Bonhoeffer’s Ecclesiology and a Problem in Contemporary Church Communities”.

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Program

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THURSDAY 1 AUGUST

7:00pm–9:00pm AEST
Ben Witherington III will be presenting “Biblical Theology: What is It and How Should It Be Done?”.

FRIDAY 2 AUGUST

9.00am–9:45am AEST
Arthur Sutherland will be presenting “The Significance of Victorian Virtues in shaping African American Moral Formation and the Consequences of its Decline.”
Christopher Holmes will be presenting “A Sour Stomach: Theological Interpretation as a Destabilizing, but Energizing Practice”.

10:00am–10:45am AEST
Rachel Davies will be presenting “Thirst and Desire from Augustine to Mother Teresa: Interpreting Key Johannine Texts”.
Alexander P. Thompson will be presenting “How Do You Read?: The Relationship of Hospitality and Theological Interpretation in Luke-Acts as a Guide for Contemporary Christian Life”.

10:45am–11:00am AEST
Morning Tea

11:00am–11:45am AEST
Carlos Sosa Siliezar will be presenting “Moral Formation in Multicultural Settings: A Theological Reading of Acts”.
Collin Cornell will be presenting “Name and Nihilism: Miskotte as Theological Interpreter for a World Come of Age”.

12:00pm–12:55pm AEST
Lunch

1:00pm–1:55pm AEST
Glenn Packiam will be presenting “Singing Toward Virtue: The Christ Hymn and Moral Formation in Colossians”.
Coleman M. Ford will be presenting “By the Spirit Healing Him by Grace: Romans 5:5 and Moral Transformation in Augustine of Hippo’s Letters”.

2:00pm–2:30pm AEST
Neil Pembroke will be presenting “The Holy Spirit and Moral Habitude: Aquinas’s Pneumatology of the Virtuous Life”.
Danny McDonald will be presenting “Draw Near to Listen: Reading Scripture, Listening, and Moral Formation”.

2:35pm–3:05pm AEST
John Frederick will be presenting “The New Perspective on Barth: Election, Ethics and the New Perspective on Paul”.

3:05pm–3:15pm AEST
Afternoon Session #1 Q+A

3:20pm–3:35pm
Afternoon Tea

3:40pm–4:10pm AEST
Paul Hedley Jones will be presenting “Afflicted with Evil: Divine Culpability and Human Response-Ability in Job”.

4:15pm–4:45pm AEST
David Rankin will be presenting “Clement of Alexandria and the True Gnostic formed by the Lord’s teaching”.

4:45pm–4:55pm AEST
Afternoon Session #2 Q+A

5:00pm–5:55pm AEST
Mark W. Elliott will be presenting “What it has meant and might mean to be ‘The Church of the Poor’ after the early chapters of Acts”.
Jeremy Rios will be presenting “Purchasing Gemeinschaft with Gesellschaft: Bonhoeffer’s Ecclesiology and a Problem in Contemporary Church Communities”.

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    August 1, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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