Wednesday, May 2


3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Registration, The Erdman Center

6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m. Dinner, Auditorium, Mackay Campus Center

7:15 p.m. Preservice Hymn Sing, Miller Chapel
William Heard, leader

7:30 p.m. Opening Worship, Miller Chapel
Luke Powery, preacher, “Groaning for Love”

Thursday, May 3


7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Breakfast, Main Dining Room, Mackay Campus Center

8:30 a.m. Morning prayer, Miller Chapel

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Plenary 1, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Stephen Westerholm, “Righteousness Cosmic and Microcosmic”

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Plenary 2, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Benjamin Myers, “Christ, Adam, and the Self: Revisiting Augustine’s Interpretation of Romans”

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.  Lunch, Auditorium, Mackay Campus Center

1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Plenary 3, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Susan Grove Eastman, “Double Participation and the Responsible Self in Romans 5–8”

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop, Room 5, Stuart Hall
Cleophus LaRue, “Preaching the Grand Themes in Romans”

3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Short Papers 1

Room 1, Stuart Hall
Douglas A. Campbell, “The Deliverance of Justification in Romans 6:7–8”

Room 2, Stuart Hall
Presian Burroughs, “Cooperative Labor: Romans 8 and the Relationship of Human and Divine Agency in Creation’s Liberation”

Room 3, Stuart Hall
Stephen Chester, “Sin Dwelling in Me: Perspectives from the History of Interpretation on the Nature of Sin in Romans 7:14–25”

Room 4, Stuart Hall
Shane Berg, “Present Suffering and Future Glory in the Teacher Hymns of the Hodayot and in Romans 8”

4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Short Papers II

Room 1, Stuart Hall
Edwin Chr. van Driel, “How the New Interpretation Can Enrich Reformed Theology on Justification and Eschatology”

Room 2, Stuart Hall
Jeremy Punt, “Negotiating Creation in Imperial Times (Romans 8:18–30)”

Room 3, Stuart Hall
David J. Downs, “Justification, Good Works, and Creation in Clement of Rome’s Appropriation of Romans 5–6”

Room 4, Stuart Hall
Joseph R. Dodson, “The Corruption of Creation in Wisdom and Romans”

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Dinner, Auditorium, Mackay Campus Center

Friday, May 4


7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Breakfast, Main Dining Room, Mackay Campus Center

8:30 a.m. Morning prayer, Miller Chapel

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Plenary 1, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Martinus de Boer, “Paul’s Mythologizing Program in Romans 5–8”

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Plenary 2, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Beverly Roberts Gaventa, “The Shape of the ‘I’: The Psalm, the Gospel, and the Speaker in Romans 7”

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.  Lunch, Auditorium, Mackay Campus Center

1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Plenary 3, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Neil Elliot, “Creation, Cosmos, and Conflict in Romans 8–9”

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Workshop, Room 5, Stuart Hall
Gordon Mikoski, “Pedagogical Paul: Creative Ways to Teach Romans 5–8”

3:15 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Short Papers 1 Room 1, Stuart Hall
Brett Burrowes, “Body and Cosmos: The Social Construction of the Body in Romans 5–8”

Room 2, Stuart Hall
L. Ann Jervis, “Time in Romans 5–8”

Room 3, Stuart Hall
Todd D. Still, “Putting Pain in a Pauline Frame: Considering Suffering in Romans”

Room 4, Stuart Hall
Bruce W. Longenecker, “The Expansive Love of God in Romans 5:5: Syntax, Theology, and Hermeneutics”

4:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Short Papers II

Room 1, Stuart Hall
Emerson B. Powery, “Slaves to God’: Another Look at Paul’s (Ironic?) Identity Markers in Romans 6:15–23”

Room 2, Stuart Hall
Suzanne Watts Henderson, “‘Christ Died for Us’: Substitutionary Atonement on Corporate Christology”

Room 3, Stuart Hall
Mary K. Schmitt, “Resolving Conflict: The Apocalyptic Key of Peace in Romans”

Room 4, Stuart Hall
Samuli Siikavirta, “Paul beyond ‘Indicative’ and ‘Imperative’: Baptism and Cognition in Romans 6–8”

5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Reception at Springdale

6:45 p.m. Banquet, Auditorium, Mackay Campus Center

Saturday, May 5


8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Breakfast, Main Dining Room, Mackay Campus Center


8:30 a.m. Morning prayer, Miller Chapel

9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Plenary 1, Room 6, Stuart Hall
John M.G. Barclay, “Under Grace: The Christ-Gift and the Construction of a Christian Habitus”

10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Plenary 2, Room 6, Stuart Hall
Philip G. Ziegler, “Love Is a Sovereign Thing”

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.  Lunch, Auditorium, Mackay Campus Center

1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Plenary 3, Room 6, Stuart Hall
J. Louis Martyn, “Reflections on the Conference”