Exploring Personhood: Human Formation

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Exploring Personhood: Human Formation

Exploring Personhood: Human Formation presented by the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture on February, 2-3, 2023

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Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Ledford Hall - Main Floor 120 South Wingate Street Wake Forest, NC 27587

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  • 1 day 2 hours
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How are humans formed? What factors shape our identities as humans? And what practices lend themselves to human and spiritual formation? Academic disciplines answer this question in increasingly different ways. Yet how we understand human formation affects everything.

Join us as we advance the conversation at our second-annual Exploring Personhood conference, presented by the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Feb. 2-3, 2023. You’ll hear from Christian Miller, Dru Johnson, Andy Davis, Jennifer Herdt, Kelly Kapic, Todd Hall and Kristin Kellen.

Exploring Personhood: Human Formation will begin with the authority of the Scriptures and Christian theology. We’ll then invite perspectives from the sciences (counseling and psychology), humanities (ethics, biblical studies, philosophy, and theology), and pastoral ministry. Our aim is to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue on the Imago Dei and embodiment — all for the glory of God and the good of the world.

This conference is part of a larger project titled “Being Human: Theology and Praxis” made possible through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. We thank the Foundation for its generosity, and we pray that our efforts will prove helpful for facilitating thoughtful dialogue and fruitful ministry.

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Exploring Personhood: Human Formation Schedule

Thursday, February 2nd

1:00 pm: Welcome

1:30 pm: Session 1

2:30 pm: Session 2

3:30 pm: Break

4:00 pm: Session 3

5:00 pm: Dinner

7:00 pm: Panel

Friday, February 3rd

*8:00 am: Science for the Church Workshop

9:00 am: Speaker 4

10:00 am: Speaker 5

11:00 am: Break and Lunch

*11:15 am: Science for the Church Workshop

12:30 pm: Speaker 6

1:30 pm: Conclusion

*Join us for a workshop addressing how scientists and the science they do can be used in service of the Gospel and benefit the work of the church during breakfast and lunch sessions on February 3rd.

Note: Registration for the Science for the Church workshop is a free “add-on” ticket to the Exploring Personhood: Human Formation conference. You do not have to register for the conference to register for the Science for the Church workshop.