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Theistic evolution critiqued by evangelical scholarsPROVIDENCE, 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 heritagePROVIDENCE, 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 seminariesThree 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 theologiansSAN 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 meetingSAN 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 articleNASHVILLE (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'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'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