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Wheaton Theology Conference

This week has been a virtual week of silence from me. I've been up to my eyeballs in a paper that I'm writing. Look for some posts from me during the next two days, though. I'll be at the Wheaton Theology Conference listening to the likes of Hays, Wright, Vanhoozer, Bockmuehl and may others (woo hoo!), and I'll probably post my reactions to some (I'm sure not all) of the talks when I have breaks. I'll later add in links to the audio as it becomes available. I've posted the schedule of talks below.


Session 1 - Moderated by Grant LeMarquand,
8:15-8:40 AM Introductory Remarks and Prayer
Jeff Greenman and Grant LeMarquand
8:40-9:25 AM Knowing Jesus: Story, History, and the Question of Truth
Richard Hays
9:30-10:15 AM The Gospel of John Meets Jesus and the Victory of God
Marianne Meye Thompson
10:30-11:15 AM Chapel
N.T. Wright

Session 2 - Moderated by Grant LeMarquand,
1:00-1:45 PM 'Outside of a Small Circle of Friends': Jesus and the Justice of God
Brian Walsh and Sylvia Keesmaat
1:50-2:35 PM Jesus' Eschatology and Kingdom Ethics: Ever the Twain Shall Meet
Nicholas Perrin

Session 3 - Moderated by Grant LeMarquand,
3:15-4:45 PM Panel Discussion
Wright, Hays, Walsh, Keesmaat, Thompson, and Perrin
Includes audience Q & A.

Session 4 - Keynote Address,
7:00-8:30 PM Jesus and the People of God: Whence and Whither Historical Jesus Studies and the Life of the Church
N.T. Wright

8:45-9:15 AM Morning Prayer
9:30-9:45 AM Announcements and Worship

Session 1 - Moderated by Grant LeMarquand,

9:45-10:30 AM Wrighting the Wrongs of the Reformation? The State of the Union with Christ in St. Paul and in Protestant Soteriology
Kevin J. Vanhoozer
10:35-11:20 AM The Shape of Things to Come? Wright Amidst Emerging Ecclesiologies
Jeremy Begbie

Session 2 - Moderated by Grant LeMarquand,
1:00-1:45 PM Did St. Paul Go to Heaven When He Died?
Markus Bockmuehl
1:50-2:35 PM Glimpsing the Glory—Paul's Gospel, Righteousness and the Beautiful Feet of N.T. Wright
Edith Humphrey

Session 3 - Moderated by Grant LeMarquand,
3:15-4:45 PM Panel Discussion
Wright, Vanhoozer, Begbie, Bockmuehl, and Humphrey
Includes audience Q & A.

Session 4 - Keynote Address,
7:00-8:30 PM Paul and the People of God: Whence and Whither Pauline Studies and the Life of the Church
N.T. Wright


  1. I wondered if you were attending this. Looking forward to your thoughts. Will the audio be posted online? That'd be awesome.

  2. There's no way I was missing this one, especially when I live only 30 minutes away!

    The materials I received when I checked in last night said that audio will be posted for free for most of the lectures.


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