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Update on 2022 Symposium:

North Park Theological Seminary and Wipf & Stock Publishers remain committed to the Symposium on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture and its annual journal Ex Auditu.

In the fall of 2020, at the height of Covid challenges, the Symposium was cancelled. In 2021, we took a step towards reviving the Symposium with a fully virtual event, on the topic of Politics. The issue of Ex Auditu from this 2021 virtual Symposium will be published this year.

With the realities of planning an in-person event following Covid uncertainties, and of leadership transitions at North Park Theological Seminary, we have decided that the next Symposium will be held in September 2023, with the topic of: “Creation Care: Biblical Foundations & Practical Implications.” This is being planned as an in-person event, with an online option. The next issue of Ex Auditu will then be published in 2024.

2021 Symposium: The Bible and Politics

The Symposium on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture features prominent scholars from around the world and provides a forum for interdisciplinary theology from a biblical perspective for the benefit of the church. This year’s topic, The Bible and Politics, includes scholars representing a cross-section of academic disciplines as well as Christian traditions.

Below is the video archive of the sessions presented during the 2021 Symposium.

Please contact Luke Palmerlee with any questions or to request additional information. 

Previous Symposium Topics

  • 2019: Holy Land: Biblical Perspectives and Contemporary Conflict
    Videos of the session from the event are available online.
  • 2018: Human Violence
    Videos of the sessions from this event are available online.
  • 2017: Participation/Union with Christ
    Videos of the sessions from this event are available online.
  • 2016: Science and Religion
    Videos of the sessions from this event are available online.
  • 2015: Race and Racism
    Videos of the sessions from this event are available online.
  • 2014: The Human Encounter with God
    Videos of the sessions from this event are available online.
  • 2013: Urban Ministry
    Videos of the sessions from this event are available at CovChurch.tv.
  • 2012: Family
  • 2011: Money and Possessions
  • 2010: Atonement