CTSFW

Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

CTSFW

Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

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The 34th Annual Symposium on Exegetical Theology

Soaring like an Eagle: Themes in the Gospel of John

Tuesday, January 15

8:45 a.m. Welcome
8:50 a.m. The Sin-Bearer and Suffering Servant: The Motif Bears Witness
Dr. Jeffrey H. Pulse
Associate Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
10:00 a.m. Chapel
10:30 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. The Eagle and the Lion: Reading John in Synoptic Light
Dr. Peter J. Scaer
Associate Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Jesus as Mouth, Voice, Messenger, and Message According to the Gospel of John
Dr. Bruce G. Schuchard
Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri
2:15 p.m. My God and My Lord: The Christology of the Gospel of John
Dr. Charles A. Gieschen
Academic Dean and Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary,
Fort Wayne, Indiana
3:15 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. The Lenten Scrutinies: John 4, 9, and 11
Dr. Arthur A. Just Jr.
Chairman and Professor of Exegetical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary,
Fort Wayne, Indiana
4:45 p.m. Vespers
7:00 p.m. Introduction to King’s Men Alumni Game (Wambsganss Gymnasium)
Event sponsored by Concordia Publishing House
7:15 p.m. King’s Men Alumni Game

Wednesday, January 16

7:45 a.m. Short Exegetical Paper Sectionals (see “Call for Papers” below)
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Department of Exegetical Theology invites proposals for exegetical papers not to exceed 25 minutes for presentation during the sectionals on January 16 beginning at 7:45 a.m. A paragraph abstract proposal is to be submitted by December 1, 2018. Presenters will be notified of their acceptance in early December. Send your abstract to Jacob.Benson@ctsfw.edu.
9:00 a.m. “[God] gave the Son—the only one” (John 3:16): Theopaschism as Love
Fr. Alexey Streltsov, M.A., S.T.M., M.Phil.
Rector of Theological Seminary of Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Novosibirsk, Russia
10:00 a.m. Divine Service
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Panel Discussion: Themes in William C. Weinrich’s Concordia Commentary on John 1:1–7:1
Dr. Dean O. Wenthe, Moderator
Professor of Exegetical Theology and President Emeritus, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
12:00 p.m. Lunch

The 42nd Annual Symposium on the Lutheran Confessions

The Leipzig Debate: The Meaning of Biblical Authority

Wednesday, January 16

Part I: The Leipzig Debate: Looking for a Perspective

1:15 p.m. Welcome
1:30 p.m. After Canons, Councils, and Popes: The Ecclesiological Significance of the Leipzig Debate
Dr. Richard J. Serina Jr.
Pastor, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Ringwood, New Jersey, and
Adjunct Professor of Religion, Concordia College—New York, Bronxville, New York
2:45 p.m. The Leipzig Debate and Its Significance for Lutheran Theological Methodology
Dr. Roland F. Ziegler
The Robert D. Preus Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Confessional Lutheran Studies, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. Channeling Johannes Eck: A Catholic Defense of Authority and the Impossibility of Sola Scriptura
Dr. Grant A. Kaplan
Associate Professor of Theological Studies, St. Louis University
5:15 p.m. Choral Vespers

Thursday, January 17

Part II: The Leipzig Debate: The Aftermath

8:30 a.m. Looking for the Law-Gospel Theme in Reformation Preaching
Dr. Benjamin T. G. Mayes
Assistant Professor of Historical Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
10:00 a.m. Chapel
11:00 a.m. Finding the Starting Point: Inspiration, Justification, or Historical Criticism
Dr. David P. Scaer
The David P. Scaer Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology and Chairman of Systematic Theology, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Lutherans and Reformed on Scriptural Authority: Do We Understand It in the Same Way?
Lieutenant Commander John Joseph Bombaro
U.S. Navy Reserves, Programs Manager, Chief of Chaplains Office, The Pentagon
2:45 p.m. The Authority of Scripture and the “Natural” in Moral Theology
Dr. Gifford A. Grobien
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Director of D.Min. Program, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
4:30 p.m. Vespers and Organ Recital
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Banquet

Friday, January 18

Part III: The Leipzig Debate: The Impulse Toward Resolution

8:45 a.m. Christology as Basis for Lutheran Theology
Rev. Prof. Aaron M. Moldenhauer
Assistant Professor of Theology, Concordia University—Wisconsin, Mequon, Wisconsin
10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Prolegomena aka “He Who Pays the Piper Calls the Tune” or “What Goes Around Comes Around”
11:00 a.m. Divine Service—The Confession of St. Peter

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