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Regeneration, Revival, and Creation: The Jonathan Edwards Center Conference

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Gateway Seminary

3210 E Guasti Rd.

Ontario, California 91761-8642

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Regeneration, Revival, and Creation: Religious Experience and the Purposes of God in the Thought of Jonathan Edwards

Dinner Tuesday night will feature presentations by Kenneth Minkema and Adriaan Neele and a panel discussion with board members of the West Coast JEC. Following dinner will be an opening ceremony for the JEC reading room with an introduction from Chris Chun, a reveal of a new portrait of Edwards by Oliver Crisp, a demonstration of the Visual Edwards by Rob Boss and a description of the reading room from John Shouse.

The Azure Hotel conference rate is $99. You can register directly through with the hotel using code "Gateway JEC."

Plenary Speakers

Douglas Sweeney - Distinguished professor of church history and the history of Christian thought and director of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. "'The Most Important Thing in the World': Jonathan Edwards on Rebirth and Its Implications for Christian Life and Thought."

Michael Haykin - Professor of church history and biblical spirituality and director of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. "Epistolary Friendships as a Vehicle of Revival: The Pattern and Legacy of Jonathan Edwards."

Oliver Crisp - professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary and a professorial fellow at the Institute for Analytic and Exegetical Theology at the University of St. Andrews. "Jonathan Edwards on Creation and Divine Ideas."

West Coast JEC Board Members

  • Chris Chun - Director, West Coast Jonathan Edwards Center and associate professor of church history at Gateway Seminary
  • John Shouse - Professor of Christian theology at Gateway Seminary
  • Oliver Crisp - Professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Kenneth Minkema - Executive director, Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University
  • Robert Caldwell - Associate professor of church history at Southwestern Seminary
  • Mark Rogers - Pastor of Fellowship in the Pass Church
  • Kyle Strobel - Associate professor of spiritual theology, Talbot School of Theology

Schedule

Tuesday, January 15

  • Registration - 4 p.m.
  • Welcome Dinner and Panel Discussion - 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Opening Ceremony of the JEC Reading Room - 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 16

  • Registration and Refreshments - 8-8:30 a.m.
  • Worship - 8:30-9 a.m.
  • Plenary Session and Q&A | Douglas Sweeney - 9-10:15 a.m.
  • Refreshment Break - 10:15-10:45 a.m.
  • Parallel Sessions I - 10:45-11:45 a.m.
  • Lunch (off-site) - 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Plenary Session and Q&A | Michael Haykin - 1:30-2:45 p.m.
  • Refreshment Break - 2:45-3 p.m.
  • Parallel Sessions II - 3-4 p.m.
  • Dinner and Free Time (off-site) - 4-6:30 p.m.
  • Plenary Session and Q&A | Oliver Crisp - 6:30-7:45 p.m.
  • Closing Remarks - 7:45-8 p.m.

Parallel Sessions

Session 1

Walter Schultz, University of Northwestern-St. Paul: "Must God Create? Dispositions and the Freedom of God in Jonathan Edwards' End of Creation"
Lisanne Winslow, University of Northwestern-St. Paul: "A Great and Remarkable Analogy: Edwards' Use of Natural Typology in Communicating Divine Excellencies"
Mark Hamilton, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: "Pantheism After All? Regeneration, Divine Ideas, and the Visio Dei in Jonathan Edwards"
Eundeuk Kim, Calvin Theological Seminary: "An Edwardsian Public Theology on Human Freedom"
Obbie Tyler Todd, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary: "Lord of His Treasures: Regeneration as the Work of the Son in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards"
Mark Draper, Evangelical Seminary: "Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley on the Holy Spirit and the Division Among their Theological Descendants"

Session 2

Peter Jung, Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University: “Jonathan Edwards and the New Perspective on Paul's Justification”
Chris Woznicki, Fuller Theological Seminary: "The Metaphysics of the Jonathan Edwards's "Personal Narrative""
Andrew Sparks, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: "Free Will: Continuity from Calvin to Edwards"
Brandon Crawford, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary: "Jonathan Edwards on the Nature of Christ's Atonement"
Mark Rogers, Fellowship in the Pass Church: “Jonathan Edwards, Revival, and the Use of Means”

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