The featured speaker for Frank and Pauline Patterson Spring Colloquy to be held May 20-21 at the Carroll Center is Dr. Tremper Longman. Dr. Longman is the Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He will speak on wisdom in the Old Testament: its theological influence on the intertestamental books, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the New Testament.
Dr. Longman will be speaking on The Fear of the Lord is Wisdom which will be divided into three sessions:
Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College
Dr. Tremper Longman III (B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University; M.Div. Westminster Theological Seminary; M.Phil. and Ph.D. Yale University) is the Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He has written over 30 books including commentaries on Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Daniel, and Nahum. His books have been translated into seventeen different languages.
Dr. Longman is one of the main translators of the popular New Living Translation of the Bible and has served as a consultant on other popular translations of the Bible including the Message, the New Century Version, the Holman Standard Bible, and the Common Bible. He has also edited and contributed to a number of Study Bibles and Bible Dictionaries, most recently the Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013). In press at the moment are How to Read Job (with John Walton; IVP) and Genesis (Story of God Bible Commentary; Zondervan).
In the area of science and faith, he has published (with physicist Richard F. Carlson) Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins and contributed to Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation. He also serves as a mentor in the
Science for Seminaries initiative of the AAAS.
|1:30 - 2:00||Welcome and Opening Worship|
|2:00 - 3:00||Colloquy Session One:
Proverbs: The Nature and Benefits of Wisdom
|3:00 - 3:30||Coffee Break|
|3:30 - 4:15||Q&A with Dr. Longman|
|5:00 - 5:45||Carroll Fellowship Supper|
|5:45 - 6:45||Aaron Ashlock Presentation of Doctoral Research|
|8:30 - 9:30||Coffee in the Bistro|
|9:45 - 10:00||Morning Worship|
|10:00 - 11:00||Colloquy Session Two:
Ecclesiastes: Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World
|11:00 - 11:30||Q&A with Dr. Longman|
|12:00 - 1:30||Lunch Break|
|1:30 - 2:30||Colloquy Session Three:
Job: Deepening Wisdom through Suffering
|2:30 - 2:45||Coffee Break|
|2:45 - 3:00||Q&A with Dr. Longman|
|3:00 - 3:15||Prayer and Closing Worship|