Exegetical Theology Symposium:
The Integrity of the Scriptures: Text and Canon

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Time Description Presenter Location
8:45 a.m. Welcome   Sihler Auditorium
8:50 a.m. How Important Is the Homologoumena and Antilegomena Distinction for the New Testament Canon in the 21st Century? The Book of Revelation as a Test Case Dr. Charles A. Gieschen Sihler Auditorium
10:00 a.m. Chapel   Kramer Chapel
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break    
11:00 a.m. Manuscripts and Texts of the New Testament: A Case Study on the Textual Tradition of 1 Corinthians 14:34–35 Dr. Jeffrey J. Kloha Sihler Auditorium
12:00 NOON Lunch   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
1:00 p.m. Toward a Theory of the Early Development of the New Testament Text Dr. Charles E. Hill Sihler Auditorium
2:15 p.m. Jeremiah: Premier Exhibit of Textual Elasticity or Interesting Example of Textual Stability? Dr. Dean O. Wenthe Sihler Auditorium
3:15 p.m. Coffee Break   Sihler Auditorium
3:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion

Dr. William C. Weinrich, Moderator Sihler Auditorium
4:45 p.m. Vespers   Kramer Chapel


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

7:45 a.m. Short Exegetical Paper Sectionals    TBA
9:00 a.m. Acts: Defining the Canon from Within Dr. Peter J. Scaer Sihler Auditorium
10:00 a.m. Chapel   Kramer Chapel
11:30 a.m. ἀσφάλεια as Canonical Criterion
Dr. Arthur A. Just Sihler Auditorium
12:30 p.m. Lunch   Katherine Luther Dining Hall


Lutheran Confessions Symposium:
Culture: Friend or Foe?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

1:45 p.m. Culture–No Escape Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. Sihler Auditorium
2:30 p.m. Biblical Studies as Culturally Driven Discipline Dr. David P. Scaer Sihler Auditorium
3:30 p.m. Break   Sihler Auditorium
3:45 p.m. American Response to German Politics before WWII Dr. John P. Hellwege Jr. Sihler Auditorium
5:00 p.m. Choral Vespers   Kramer Chapel


Thursday, January 22, 2015

8:45 a.m. Islam’s Future in America: Replacing a Christian Culture Dr. Adam S. Francisco Sihler Auditorium
10:00 a.m. Chapel   Kramer Chapel
10:30 a.m. Dedication of Walther Library Expansion   Walther Library
11:30 a.m. Lunch   Katherine Luther Dining Hall
12:30 p.m. When Culture Was First Made Christian: The Accomplishment of Constantine and Theodosius Dr. Alvin J. Schmidt Katherine Luther Dining Hall
1:30 p.m. Culture and the Vocation of a Theologian Dr. Roland F. Ziegler Sihler Auditorium
2:30 p.m. Break   Sihler Auditorium
2:45 p.m. Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage: The Triumph of Culture Dr. Gifford A. Grobien Sihler Auditorium
3:45 p.m. The New Paganism Dr. J. Budziszewski Sihler Auditorium
5:00 p.m. Organ Recital   Kramer Chapel
5:30 p.m. Reception and Banquet   Walther Library & Katherine Luther Dining Hall


Friday, January 23, 2015

8:30 a.m. How a Constitution May Undermine Constitutionalism Dr. J. Budziszewski Sihler Auditorium
10:00 a.m. Chapel (with the Seminary Kantorei)   Kramer Chapel