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2018 Symposium: Human Violence

September 27–September 29
North Park Theological Seminary
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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.

North Park Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the thirty-third Symposium on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture and the theme is Human Violence.

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Schedule

The symposium will start at 6:00 p.m. on September 27 in Nyvall Hall and will extend through a Saturday afternoon September 29.

Registration is free and required.  Interactive live streaming will be available and open to anyone (no registration needed for online viewing).

Presenters

The following persons have agreed to make presentations:
Nancy deClaissé-Walford , McAfee School of Theology, Old Testament
Seyoon Kim, Fuller Seminary Emeritus, New Testament
Jesse Nickel, Columbia Bible College, New Testament
Xi Lian, Duke Divinity School, Church History
Kyle Gingerich Hiebert, Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre, Theology
Elizabeth Pierre, NPTS, Ministry
Ruben Rosario-Rodriguez, St Louis University, Theology
Drew Hart, Messiah College, Theology
D. Darrell Griffin, preaching, Oakdale Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago

Persons interested in attending the sessions should write before September 1 to Mr. Luke Palmerlee, North Park Theological Seminary, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60625, or e-mail him at lrpalmerlee@northpark.edu.
Meals may be taken at North Park and assistance can be provided in finding nearby lodging.

Previous Symposium Topics

  • 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