The Conference on Faith & History
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Thursday, October 19, 2000
4:00 p.m. Registration Begins, Colt Hall, Forum
7:00 p.m. Plenary Session 1, Colt Hall, Forum
Welcome: Barry Hankins and Rick Kennedy
THE CHRISTIAN PROFESSOR IN THE MODERN ACADEMY: FOUR PERSPECTIVES
Chair: Rick Ostrander, John Brown University
Panel Members; Glenn E. Sanders, Oklahoma Baptist University
Paul Spickard, Univ. of California at Santa Barbara
Abraham Friesen, Univ. of California at Santa Barbara
Dwight Brautigam, Huntington College
Friday, October 20, 2000
8:00 a.m. Registration Continues, Colt Hall, Forum
8:30-10:15 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 1, Colt Hall, Forum
RELIGION AND REVOLUTIONS
Chair: Richard V. Pierard, Gordon College/ISU
"On God s Side: The Problem of Submission inthe American Revolution"
Tom Scott, Mercer University
"Revolution and Revelation: The Effect of the 1848 Revolution on the
Prussian Evangelical Awakening, 1848-1855"
David L. Ellis, Purdue University, Calumet
"A Short History of Religious Change among the
the Highland Hmong of Vietnam and the
Response of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to It"
James Lewis, Wheaton College
Comment: L. Edward Hicks, Faulkner University
Session 2, Fermanian Hall
BAPTISTS AND 20th CENTURY EVANGELICAL THEOLOGY
Chair: Robert D. Linder, Kansas State University
"Open-minded Orthodoxy? A Comparison of the Responses of
A. H. Strong and E. Y. Mullins to an Emerging Fundamentalist-Modernist Debate"
Chris Morgan, California Baptist University
"A Credible Evangelicalism: George Eldon Ladd, the
Resurrection of Jesus, and Modern Historical Thought"
John A. D'Elia, University of Stirling
"Soothing the Uneasy Conscience: The 'Social' Gospelof Carl F. H. Henry"
Marshall Johnston, Baylor University
Comment: Robert Mathisen, Western Baptist College
10:15-10:45 a.m. Morning Break--Snacks at Colt Hall
10:45-12:30 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 3, Colt Hall, Forum
PEACE, JUSTICE, AND EVANGELICALS IN/ON HISTORY
Chair: Douglas M. Dye, Grand Canyon University
"'Against Those Who Defraud Laborers of Their Wages':
Evangelical Critiques of Exploitation in 19th Century America"
William R. Sutton, University High School, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
"The Robust Life and Uneasy Death of Populist Evangelical Faith"
Perry Bush, Bluffton College
Comment: Susan Myers-Shirk, Middle Tennessee State University
Session 4, Fermanian Hall
CHRISTIANITY IN THE ANCIENT AND EARLY MEDIEVAL PERIODS
Chair: George Giacumakis, CSU-Fullerton
"Slaves of God: The Impact of the Cult of Roman
Emperor Worship on Early Christianity's Use of Slavery as Metaphor"
James S. Jeffers, Biola University
"Notions of Heresy in 6th Century Gaul"
John C. Eby, Loras College
"Medieval Refinements in Augustinian Theology:
Scholastic Foundations for the Reformation"
David Lawrence, David Lipscomb University
Comment: Alberto Ferreiro, Seattle Pacific University
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch, Lawn in front of Fermanian Hall
1:30-3-15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 5, Colt Hall, Forum
CHRISTIAN BIOGRAPHY AND REFORM IN 18th
AND 19th CENTURY BRITAIN
Chair: Diana Reynolds, Point Loma Nazarene University
"Rethinking Hannah More for the 21st Century"
Shirley Mullen, Westmont College
"A Spirituality of Duty: The Case of Walter Kerr Hamilton, Bishop of Salisbury"
Mark Weinert, George Fox University
"A Millennial Suffragette: Christabel Pankhurst"
Robert G. Clouse, Indiana State University
Comment: The Audience
Session 6, Fermanian Hall
EVANGELICAL THEMES AND AMERICAN POP CULTURE
Chair: Karl Martin, Point Loma Nazarene University
"The Role that Larry Norman Played in American Culture in the Late 1960s/Early 1970s"
Bruce Shelvey, Trinity Western University
"Only Visiting This Planet: The Political Messages in Christian Rock Music"
David John Marley, George Washington University
"Tennessee v. Scopes versus Inherit the Wind:
The Use of the Scopes Trial in the Play and the Film"
Thomas T. Taylor, Wittenberg University
Comment: Larry Eskridge, Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals
3:15-3:45 p.m. Afternoon Break, Snacks at Colt Hall
3:45-5:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 7, Colt Hall, Forum
CHRISTIANITY AND 20th CENTURY RUSSIA
Chair: Barbara Hoffman, Grand Canyon University
"Soviet Expansion into Eastern Europe, 1945-1952:
U.S. Policy Confronts the Issue of Religious Freedom"
A. Paul Kubricht, Letourneau University
"Christianity and Republican Ideals in 20th Century Russia"Stephen P. Hoffmann, Taylor University
Comment Paul Michelson, Huntington College
Session 8, Fermanian Hall
CONCEPTIONS OF LIBERTY: BAPTISTS AND
METHODISTS IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC
Chair: Tim Dillon, Milligan College
"'That They May Be Free Indeed':
Liberty in the EarlyMethodist Thought of John Wesley and Francis Asbury"
Timothy L. Wood, Marquette University
"John Leland and the Sabbath:
Evangelical Piety and the Limits of Christian America"
Brad Creed, Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor Univ.
Comment: Jeffrey B. Webb, Huntington College
6:00 p.m. Banquet and Plenary Session 2
Chair: Rick Kennedy, Point Loma Nazarene University
Brief Reports: Richard Pierard, CFH Secretary-Treasurer
Ronald A. Wells, Editor, Fides et Historia
Prayer: Dwayne Little, Point Loma Nazarene University
Introduction: George Giacumakis, Jr., Vice-President
Presidential Address: William Vance Trollinger, Jr., University of Dayton
"'The Whole Gospel for a Broken World':
Evangelical Faith and the Writing of History"
Saturday, October 21, 2000
8:30-10:15 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 9, Colt Hall, Forum
CHRISTIANITY AND EDUCATION
Chair: Michael S. Hamilton, Seattle Pacific University
"An Attempt to Satisfy All Parties: Multi-Sectarianism at Michigan, 1837-1863"
Jeffrey P. Bouman, University of Michigan
"Protestant Women and the Battle for Confessional
Schools in the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933"
Carol G. Woodfin, Palm Beach Atlantic University
"Religious Discourse and the Preservation of
Protestant Civic Piety in Evangelical History Textbooks"
Albert Beck, Baylor University
Comment: Timothy E. Fulop, King College
Session 10, Fermanian Hall
CHRISTIANITY & AMERICAN SOCIAL THOUGHT
Chair: Charles W. Weber, Wheaton College
"Josiah Royce and the History of California:
On Constructing a Christian Perspective for California's Sesquicentennial"
Ronald A. Wells, Calvin College
"The Ecumenical Missionary Conference, New York, 1900: A Centennial Reflection"
Thomas A. Askew, Gordon College
"Charity without Sentimentality:
Reverend John A. Ryan, Catholic Social Thought, and the American Welfare State, 1906-1945"
Zachary Calo, University of Pennsylvania
Comment: Douglas F. Anderson, Northwestern College
10:15-10:45 a.m. Morning Break--Snacks at Colt Hall
10:45-12:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 11, Colt Hall, Forum
URBAN FUNDAMENTALISM IN THE MIDWEST
Chair: Steve Messer, Taylor University
"Creating a Fundamentalist Cathedral:
The Role of Gender and Christian Identity in the Moody Church, 1864-1900"
Barbara Dobschuetz, University of Illinois at Chicago
"'Praying for a Wicked City':
Highland Park Baptist Church and the Suburbanization of Fundamentalism"
Darren Dochuk, University of Notre Dame
Comment: Mark E. Sidwell, Bob Jones University
Session 12, Fermanian Hall
SHIFTING BOUNDARIES OF FAITH AND PRACTICE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE
Chair: Russell K. Bishop, Gordon College
"Body Building: Dancing, Depravity, and Decay in Early Modern France"
Marianne Ruel Robins, Westmont College
"William Perkins: A Reformed Catholic in Queen Elizabeth's Church"
Steven R. Pointer, Trinity International University
Comment: Glenn E. Sanders, Oklahoma Baptist Univ.
12:15-1:30 p.m. Lunch, Lawn in front of Fermanian Hall "Can Anything Good Come out of Epworth?: "The Silent Revoution and the Making of Victorian England" Comment: Dwight Brautigam, Huntington College Session 14, Fermanian Hall "Institutionalization of the Taylorite-Tylerite Split and "At the Edges of Holiness: Seventh-day Adventism Receives the Holy Spirit, 1892-1900" "Revivals and Puritan Spirituality: The American Home Comment: John Wigger, University of Missouri 3:15 p.m. Adjournment Following adjournment of the conference, a busload of conferees went on a trip to Mission San Diego ©2000 The Conference on Faith and History
1:30-3:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Session 13, Colt Hall, Forum
RELIGIOUS IDEAS AND 19th CENTURY ENGLAND
Mission San Diego
The Wesleyan Doctrine of Christian Perfection and the Formation of Victorian Culture"
Stephen W. Rankin, Southwestern College of Kansas
Herbert Schlossberg, Ethics and Public Policy Center
THE CHANGING FACE OF 19th CENTURY SPIRTUALITY AND MISSIONS
Chair: Augustus Cerillo, Jr., Vanguard University
the Distintegration of Edwardsian Culture in Antebellum New England"
Douglas A. Sweeney, Trinity International University
Mission Society in Illinois, 1826-1894, and the Model of Jonathan Edwards"
Gary K. Pranger, Oral Roberts University
Jeff Webb, Dwight Brautigam, and Paul Michelson compare Point Loma and Huntington: "Other than sandy beaches, palm trees, great weather, 300 year-old historic sites, and Rick Kennedy's surf board, what does this place have to offer that Huntington doesn't?"
"Can Anything Good Come out of Epworth?:
"The Silent Revoution and the Making of Victorian England"
Comment: Dwight Brautigam, Huntington College
Session 14, Fermanian Hall
"Institutionalization of the Taylorite-Tylerite Split and
"At the Edges of Holiness: Seventh-day Adventism Receives the Holy Spirit, 1892-1900"
"Revivals and Puritan Spirituality: The American Home
Comment: John Wigger, University of Missouri
3:15 p.m. Adjournment
Following adjournment of the conference, a busload of conferees went on a trip to Mission San Diego
©2000 The Conference on Faith and History