Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Preconference Roundtable (filmed live): Comments in Context – Donald Cassell (Sagamore Institute) & Abson Joseph (Indiana Wesleyan University)
  • 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM -- Reception of Guests
  • 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Opening Dinner, Welcome – Jay Hein (Sagamore Institute), Opening Remarks and Tributes to John Wilson – David W. Wright (Indiana Wesleyan University)
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM -The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind: A Tripartite Review
    John Fea (Messiah College), Jay Green (Covenant College), & Eric Miller (Geneva College)
    Session Host -- Abson Joseph
  • 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Reflections upon the Past
    Address – Mark A. Noll (University of Notre Dame)
    Session Host - David W. Wright
Emcee - Jerry Pattengale (Indiana Wesleyan University)

Friday, September 22, 2017

  • 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM - Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - The Church
    Keynote Address - Jo Anne Lyon (The Wesleyan Church)
    Paper Overviews – Andrew Draper (Urban Light Community Church & Taylor University),
    Christopher Smith (The Englewood Review), & Maureen Miner Bridges (Excelsia College)
    Session Host - Mark Bowald (Christian Scholar's Review)
  • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM - Break
  • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Para-Church Organizations
    Keynote Address - David Mahan/Don Smedley (Rivendell Institute & Yale University Divinity School)
    Paper Overviews - Rachel Maxson (John Brown University), Mark Stephens (Excelsia College), & Tim Dalrymple (Polymath Innovations)
    Session Host - Jon Boyd (InterVarsity Press)
  • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM - Lunch
  • 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM - The University
    Keynote Address - Timothy Larsen (Wheaton College)
    Paper Overviews - Rick Ostrander (Council for Christian Colleges and Universities), David Johnstone (George Fox University), & Jack Baker/Jeff Bilbro (Spring Arbor University)
    Session Host - Stacy Hammons (Indiana Wesleyan University)
  • 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Break
  • 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM - The Seminary
    Keynote Address - Lauren F. Winner (Duke University Divinity School)
    Paper Overviews - Karen Johnson (Wheaton College), Erin Devers (Indiana Wesleyan University), & Grant Taylor (Beeson Divinity School, Samford University)
    Session Host - Jim Vermilya (Indiana Wesleyan University)
  • 5:00 PM to 5:30 PM - Break
  • 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM - Dinner
  • 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Prospects for the Future
    Address - James K. A. Smith (Calvin College)
    Session Host - David L. Riggs (Indiana Wesleyan University)
  • 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Closing Remarks - Mark Galli (Christianity Today)
Emcee - Jerry Pattengale (Indiana Wesleyan University)

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