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  • ETS meeting includes 190 Southern Baptist presenters

    by David Roach, posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (25 days ago)

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    DENVER (BP) -- The Holy Spirit theme of the Evangelical Theological Society's annual meeting provided a venue for application of Scripture's teaching on the Holy Spirit to a variety of disciplines.

    According to a count by Baptist Press, a quarter of the presentations (some 190 of 750) were offered by scholars with ties to Southern Baptist churches, Southern Baptist Convention entities and colleges that partner with Baptist state conventions.

    The 2,700 participants at the Nov. 13-15 meeting in Denver marked the second highest ... Read More

  • Mohler elected VP of Evangelical Theological Society

    by SBTS Staff, posted Friday, November 16, 2018 (one month ago)

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    DENVER (BP) -- R. Albert Mohler Jr. has been elected as vice president of the Evangelical Theological Society, effective immediately following this year's Nov. 13-15 annual meeting in Denver.

    Mohler was elected as vice president with no objections from fellow scholars at the 70th annual ETS meeting. He is the third representative in the last 15 years from Southern Seminary to serve as vice president of ETS, following Thomas R. Schreiner and Bruce A. Ware.

    Schreiner, Southern Seminary's James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament, was ETS vice president in 2012 and president in 2013.

    Ware, SBTS T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology, was vice president of ETS before becoming president in 2009. Read More

  • Theistic evolution critiqued by evangelical scholars

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, November 29, 2017 (one year ago)

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BP) -- "An interdisciplinary critique of theistic evolution" was the topic of a half-day session at this fall's meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS).

    The event featured scientists, philosophers and theologians presenting arguments against the notion that God created humans and other living beings through the process of evolution rather than by direct creation of distinct species -- a view known as theistic evolution. Read More

  • ETS meeting focuses on Reformation heritage

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 20, 2017 (one year ago)

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BP) -- "The Heritage of the Reformation" was the theme at this year's annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, where Southern Baptists delivered nearly a third of the gathering's presentations and Trinity International University President David Dockery was elected president.

    According to a count by Baptist Press, some 185 of the Nov. 15-17 meeting's approximately 600 presentations were offered by scholars with ties to Southern Baptist churches, Southern Baptist Convention seminaries and colleges that partner with Baptist state conventions. Read More

  • ETS regional meetings: 'a joy' for SBC seminaries

    by David Roach, posted Monday, May 08, 2017 (one year ago)

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    Three Southern Baptist Convention seminaries were among the host institutions this spring for Evangelical Theological Society regional meetings.

    A total of more than 650 theologians and theological students attended meetings at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Gateway Seminary of the SBC. As the world's largest society of ... Read More

  • Music & worship draw focus of Baptist theologians

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, January 05, 2017 (one year ago)

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    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (BP) -- A biblical argument for congregational singing, insights for planning worship and a case for multigenerational worship services are among the music-related topics being discussed by Southern Baptist theologians.

    Such topics were featured in at least eight presentations on biblical worship at the most recent meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. At least five of those presentations were given by scholars affiliated with Southern Baptist-related institutions. Read More

  • Trinity discussion focus of ETS meeting

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 21, 2016 (2 years ago)

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    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (BP) -- The Trinity theme of last week's Evangelical Theological Society annual meeting spurred the continuation of an online debate and provided a venue for application of the Trinity to a variety of disciplines.

    According to a count by Baptist Press, some 175 of the Nov. 15-17 meeting's approximately 600 presentations were offered by scholars with ties to Southern Baptist churches, Southern Baptist Convention seminaries and colleges that partner with Baptist state conventions. Read More

  • Trinity debate continues with JETS article

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- A theological debate concerning the Trinity that crescendoed this summer has continued in the latest edition of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society and likely will garner "a tremendous amount of additional discussion" at ETS's national meeting next month, says the journal's editor. Read More

  • ETS meeting addresses 'marriage & family'

    by David Roach, posted Friday, November 20, 2015 (3 years ago)

    ATLANTA (BP) -- "Marriage and the family" was the theme around which more than 700 theologians gathered Nov. 17-19 for the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in Atlanta. Read More

  • ETS meeting: 'Southern Baptists everywhere'

    by David Roach, posted Friday, November 21, 2014 (4 years ago)

    SAN DIEGO (BP) -- When Richard Melick joined the Evangelical Theological Society in 1975, he only knew of two other Southern Baptists who were involved in the group.

    "In contrast, today you can't walk down the hall [at an ETS meeting] without seeing Southern Baptists everywhere," Melick, distinguished professor of New Testament studies at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, told Baptist Press. "And I think that's a good thing. Both university and seminary professors are very involved." Read More