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Date Friday, February 2, 2018 —
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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A Modern Creature

Science and the Doctrine of Creation in Modern Theology

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
February 2–3

If one were to peruse recent theological collections on the doctrine of creation, two things become readily apparent: First, the breadth of sources is conspicuously thin. Second, of what resources are available, many are a response to intellectual challenges pressed upon traditional modes of thought by the advancement of modern science. The modern doctrine of creation has too often vacillated between a complete accommodation to the received standards of modern science on the one hand, or a rejection of the findings of science as having any bearing on the claims of theology on the other. In this conference, our nine speakers will explore how the diverse concerns and questions raised by modern science appear within a range of theologians, from Hodge and Schleiermacher to von Balthasar and T. F. Torrance.

Seating is limited and registration is required.
Registration opens November 1st.
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Speakers

Kevin Hector
University of Chicago
Friedrich Schleiermacher
Brad Gundlach
Trinity International University
B. B. Warfield
Fred Sanders
Biola University
William Burt Pope
Katherine Sonderegger
Virginia Theological Seminary
Karl Barth
D. Stephen Long
Southern Methodist University
Hans Urs von Balthasar
Kevin Vanhoozer
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
T. F. Torrance
Christoph Schwöbel
University of Tübingen
Wolfhart Pannenberg
Stephen N. Williams
Union Theological College
John Polkinghorne
Murray Rae
University of Otago
Colin Gunton

 

This event is made possible through the support of a grant from Templeton Religion Trust. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Templeton Religion Trust.

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