MDC is pleased to have an impressive number of faculty and students presenting at the Evangelical Theological Society’s (ETS) Annual Meeting from November 15-17 in Providence, RI. The theme is The Heritage of the Reformation. The list of our representatives is below:

Name

Faculty/Student/Alumni

Topic

Date

Time

Session/Location

ETS/SBL

Stanley Porter

Faculty

Orality and Textuality and Implications for the New Testament

15-Nov

9:50am to 10:30am

New Testament Canon, Textual Criticism, & Apocryphal Literature
Convention Centre – Room 551 A

ETS

Cynthia Westfall

Faculty

The Fourth Respondent was a Translator and Associate Greek Editor for the Common English Bible

15-Nov

11:20am to 11:55am

Evangelicals and Gender
Omni – South County

ETS

Francis Pang

Faculty

And Each Reader Interprets Them as One Could’: A Reading of Papia’s Description of the Origin of Mark and Mattew

15-Nov

11:30am to 12:10pm

New Testament Canon, Textual Criticism, & Apocryphal Literature
Convention Centre – Room 551 A

ETS

Stanley Porter

Faculty

Moderator

15-Nov

2:00pm to 5:10pm

New Testament Greek Language and Exegesis: Greek Exegesis and Semper Reformanda
Omni – South County

ETS

Stanley Porter

Faculty

What Does “Always Reforming” Exegesis Mean for Contemporary Interpretation?

15-Nov

2:50pm to 3:30pm

New Testament Greek Language and Exegesis: Greek Exegesis and Semper Reformanda
Omni – South County

ETS

Stanley Porter

Faculty

Responses by Presenters and Audience Discussion

15-Nov

4:30pm to 5:10pm

New Testament Greek Language and Exegesis: Greek Exegesis and Semper Reformanda
Omni – South County

ETS

Cynthia Westfall

Faculty

Moderator

16-Nov

8:30am to 11:40am

Evangelicals and Gender
Omni – Providence Ballroom I

ETS

Mark Boda

Faculty

Respondent

16-Nov

8:30am to 11:40am

Old Testament Theology: Panel review of Mark Boda “The Heartbeat of Old Testament Theology: Three Credal Expressions”
Omni – Providence Ballroom IV

ETS

Stanley Porter

Faculty

Moderator

16-Nov

8:30am to 11:40am

New Testament Canon, Textual Criticism, & Apocryphal Literature
Convention Centre – Room 551 A

ETS

Steve Studebaker

Faculty

Edward’s Progressive Pneumatology and Trinitarian Theology

16-Nov

3:50pm to 4:30pm

Models of God: The God of Jonathan Edwards 3
Omni – Kent

ETS

Paul Evans

Faculty

“He Did What Was Right in the Sight of Yahweh”: Reconsidering Scholarly Appraisals of Hezekiah

16-Nov

5:30pm to 6:10pm

Old Testament Narrative Literature
Convention Centre – Room 554 B

ETS

Christopher Land

Faculty

Torah Observance Without Faith: The Interlocutor of James 2:18 as a Critic of Jesus-Faith

17-Nov

1:00pm to 1:40pm

New Testament: James
Convention Centre – Room 554 A

ETS

Stanley Porter

Faculty

Conflict Resolution: Leadership and the Jerusalem Council

17-Nov

2:40pm to 2:55pm

A Summary, Response, and Interaction with Biblical Leadership
Omni – Narragansett Ballroom B

ETS

Alan E. Kurschner

Student

Satan Is Not Bound By A Bungee Cord: Cohesion in Revelation 19:11-20:3

15-Nov

9:50am to 10:30am

Johannine Literature
Convention Centre – Room 553 B

ETS

Dongjin Park

Student

Experiental Religion of English Puritanism and Its Preaching Theology and Method

15-Nov

9:50am to 10:30am

Church History
Omni – Providence Ballroom III

ETS

Megan Roberts

Student

An Invitation to Live, An Invitation to Remember: memory and Forgiveness in Michah 6-7

15-Nov

11:30am to 12:10pm

Old Testament Prophetic and Apocalyptic Books
Omni – Blackstone

ETS

Chris Stevens

Student

Benefits and Weaknesses of Narrative Textutal Criticism: The Hubris of Ehrman’s Crystal Ball

16-Nov

8:30am to 9:10am

New Testament Canon, Textual Criticism, & Apocryphal Literature
Convention Centre – Room 551 A

ETS

Benjamin Montoya

Student

Reexamining the Supposed Nexus: An Evaluation of Michael J. Kruger’s View of the Canon

16-Nov

11:00am to 11:40am

New Testament Canon, Textual Criticism, & Apocryphal Literature
Convention Centre – Room 551 A

ETS

David Yoon

Student

“The Unbelieving Husband Has Been Sanctified”? The Perfect Tense-Form and 1 Corinthians 7:14

16-Nov

4:40pm to 5:20pm

New Testament Greek Language and Exegesis
Concention Centre – Room 555 B

ETS

Zachary Dawson

Student

MovoƴƐvńç and the SocialTrinity: A Test Case for Using Lexical Semantics in Systematic Theology

16-Nov

4:40pm to 5:20pm

Method in Systematic Theology: The Nature of Language
Omni – Providence Ballroom II

ETS

David Fuller

Student

Word Order in Biblical Hebrew Poetry: A Reassessment of the Concept of Focus

17-Nov

1:00pm to 1:40pm

Psalms and Hebrew Poetry
Convention Centre – room 550 B

ETS

Simon Knighten

Student

Moderator

17-Nov

1:00pm to 4:10pm

New Testament: James
Convention Centre – Room 554 A

ETS

Seokhoon Jung

Student

The Purpose of Symbolism in Mark 8:22-26

17-Nov

3:30pm to 4:10pm

New Testament: Mark
Convention Centre – Room 554 B

ETS

Tat-Yu Lam

Student

Blood and Water from Jesus’ Body: The New Temple, the Passover Lamb, and the Red Heifer

17-Nov

3:30pm to 4:10pm

New Testament: Johannine
Convention Centre – Ballroom D

ETS

The Institute for Biblical Research (IBR) will run from November 17-19, 2017. Faculty and students presenting are listed below:

Name

Faculty/Student/Alum

Topic

Date

Time

Session/Location

IBR/SBL

Mark Boda

Faculty

Joyously Drawing Water from the Springs of Salvation: Praise as Structure and Goal of the Book of Isaiah

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Marriott Copley Place –
Simmons (3rd level)

IBR

Mark Boda

Faculty

IBR Annual Lecture: Introduction

17-Nov

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Weston Copley Place Hotel – America South & Center (4th level)

IBR

Alexander Coe Stewart

Student

Presiding: Ecological Ethics and Biblical Studies

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Marriott Copley Place  –
Fairfield (3rd level)

IBR

Jennifer Brown Jones

Student

An Exploration of the Retrun to Yehud According to Anderson’s Framework for Religiously Motivated Migration

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Marriott Copley Place –
Harvard (3rd level)

IBR

MDC faculty, students, and alum will also be presenting at the Society of Biblical Literature meeting November 18-21 in Boston, MA. The full list of our representatives are below:

MDC Involvement at SBL 2017

Name

Faculty/Student/Alum

Topic

Date

Time

Session/Location

IBR/SBL

Mark Boda

Faculty

Joyously Drawing Water from the Springs of Salvation: Praise as Structure and Goal of the Book of Isaiah

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Marriott Copley Place –
Simmons (3rd level)

IBR

Mark Boda

Faculty

IBR Annual Lecture: Introduction

17-Nov

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Weston Copley Place Hotel – America South & Center (4th level)

IBR

Alexander Coe Stewart

Student

Presiding: Ecological Ethics and Biblical Studies

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Marriott Copley Place  –
Fairfield (3rd level)

IBR

Jennifer Brown Jones

Student

An Exploration of the Retrun to Yehud According to Anderson’s Framework for Religiously Motivated Migration

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Marriott Copley Place –
Harvard (3rd level)

IBR

Beth Stovell

Alumni

Pneumatic Hermeneutic: Role of the Holy Spirit in Biblical Scholarship

17-Nov

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Boston Marriott Copley Place
Wellesley (Third Level)

SBL

Mark Boda

Faculty

Presiding; IBR Unscripted

18-Nov

9:00am – 11:30am

HCC – 210

SBL

James Dvorak

Alumni

Questions in the Greek New Testament

18-Nov

9:00am – 11:30am

HCC – 200

SBL

Meghan Musy

Student

A Pentecostal Reading of Psalm 28: Praying Through and Being Heard

18-Nov

9:00am – 11:30am

Sheraton Boston Hotel –
Beacon G (3rd level)

SBL

Joshua Gardner

Student 

Trauma, Self-Criticism, and Preserving Micah 3

18-Nov

9:00am – 11:30am

Sheraton Boston Hotel –
Arnold Arboretum (5th level)

SBL

Stanley Porter

Faculty

Panelist; Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics 

18-Nov

1:00pm – 3:30pm

HCC – 200

SBL

Chris Land

Faculty

Exploring Web-Based Methods for Syntactic Annotation

18-Nov

1:00pm – 3:30pm

HCC – 312

SBL

Fancis Pang

Faculty

Exploring Web-Based Methods for Syntactic Annotation

18-Nov

1:00pm – 3:30pm

HCC – 312

SBL

Megan Roberts

Student

Remember, or Not, Comfort is Coming: Conflicted Collective Memory in Isaiah 43 and 46

18-Nov

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Marriott Copley Place –
Grand Ballroom A (4th level)

SBL

Adam Plowman

Student

Theory / Misc.

18-Nov

4:00pm – 6:30pm

HCC – 109

SBL

David Beldman

Alumni

Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar

18-Nov

4:00pm – 6:30pm

HCC – 306

SBL

Wendy Porter

Faculty

Worship Service

19-Nov

7:30am – 8:45am

Sheraton Boston Hotel – Constitution Ballroom (2nd level)

SBL

Mary Conway

Faculty

Narrative Appraisal as a Linguistic Approach to Evaluation in Text: The Case of Pronouns

19-Nov

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Marriott Copley Place –
Grand Ballroom EF (4th level)

SBL

Alexander Coe Stewart

Student

Counting Casualties: Judah’s Population Before and After the Neo-Babylonian Empire

19-Nov

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Sheraton Boston Hotel –
Olmsted (5th level)

SBL

Esther Cen

Student

Discipling as a Model of Teaching in the Chinese Church

19-Nov

4:00pm – 6:30pm

Hilton Boston Back Bay – Belvidere A (2nd level)

SBL

Caroline Cutler

Student

Finding Sophia: The Use of the Book of Wisdom in Hebrews 1:3 and Its Christological Implications

19-Nov

4:00pm – 6:30pm

Marriott Copley Place – New Hampshire (5th level)

SBL

David Fuller

Student

Unit Delimitation Devices in Sinaiticus and Vaticanus Habakkuk: Their Implication for Exegesis

19-Nov

4:00pm – 7:00pm

Sheraton Boston Hotel –
Beacon B (3rd level)

SBL

Janice De-Whyte

Alumni

Gospel Narratives in Early African Christianity

20-Nov

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Boston Marriott Copley Place
Orleans (Fourth Level)

SBL

Beth Stovell

Alumni

Biblical Hebrew Poetry Sesion – Presiding

20-Nov

4:00pm – 6:30pm

Hilton Boston Back Bay – Belvidere B (2nd level)

SBL

Xiaxia Xue

Alumni

Greek Language and Linguistics Section

21-Nov

9:00am – 11:30am

Sheraton Boston Hotel – Constitution B (2nd level)

SBL

Ryder Wishart

Student

Approximating the Semantic Domains of Greek: Correlating Semantics, Distributions, and Paradigms

21-Nov

9:00am – 11:30am

Sheraton Boston Hotel – Constitution B (2nd level)

SBL

 

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