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2019 Symposium

Holy Land: Biblical Perspectives and Contemporary Conflicts

September 26–September 28, 2019
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.

Schedule

The symposium will start in the evening on September 26 in Nyvall Hall and will extend through Saturday afternoon September 28.

Register Here

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:

Jack Sara, Bethlehem Bible College, President
Philip Alexander, The University of Manchester, Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature
Mae Cannon
, Executive Director, Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP)
Munther Isaac, Bethlehem Bible College, Academic Dean
Yohanna Katanacho, Nazareth Evangelical College, Academic Dean
Rula Mansour, Nazareth Evangelical College, Director of Peace Studies
Yehiel Poupko, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Rabbinic Scholar
Joel Willitts, North Park University, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies and Practical Theology
K. Lawson Younger, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Professor of Old Testament, Semitic Languages and Ancient Near Eastern History

Questions? Contact Luke Palmerlee at lrpalmerlee@northpark.edu.

Previous Symposium Topics

  • 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