Quaker Theological Discussion Group, 2019 Program

Quaker Theological Discussion Group, 2019
American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting
San Diego, California

Session I: Friday, November 22, 2019 4:30-6:00 pm|
Hilton Bayfront – 206 (Second Level)

Panel: Quaker Youth Ministry and Theopraxis in a Multicultural Context.
Roger Nam, Trisha Welstad, Steve Sherwood, Leah Payne, Joel Mayward, Hannah Souter, George Fox University

Respondent: Nim Njuguna, Woodbrooke Quaker Study Center

Session II: Friday, November 22, 2019 7:00-9:00 pm
Marriott Marquis-Oceanside (South Tower – First Level)

Quakers Reading Scripture
“Read Within”: Margaret Fell and Scripture
Michael Birkel, Earlham School of Religion

The “Mystic Sense” of Scripture as taught by Hannah Whitall Smith: Nineteenth Century Quaker Bible Teacher
Carole Spencer, Portland Seminary of George Fox University

Inspiring Readings of the Inspired Text—Taking the Bible Personally, After the Manner of Friends
Paul Anderson, George Fox University

“Hearing to Speech”: A Participatory Theology of Word-Dwelling as Congregational Formation in God’s Mission
David Hahn, Northwest Washington Synod ELCA and Luther Seminary

**All QTDG sessions are free and attenders do not need to register for the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting.

Quaker Theological Discussion Group, 2019 Program

Annual Quaker Theological Discussion Group at AAR (2017)

QTDG will be meeting for our annual gathering on Friday November 17, 2017 during AAR in Boston this year. Here is the schedule:

Quakers and Public Theology scheduled on Friday, November 17 from 4:30:00 PM to 6:00:00 PM in the Boston University Room at the Marriott Copley Place

Session 1:  Friday Nov. 17 4:30-6:00

Quakers and Public Theology

Understanding the Quakers’ Expansive Conception of Rights Through the Activism of John Dickinson, 1760-1800:  Jane Calvert, University of Kentucky

Anthony Benezet’s anti-slavery writings: Jon Kershner, University of Lancaster

Beyond the Bureaucracy: The True Purpose of Quaker Yearly Meetings, Robin Mohr

Interpretations of Early Quakerism scheduled on Friday, November 17 from 7:00:00 PM to 9:00:00 PM in the Beacon, Room A at the Sheraton Hotel

Session 2:  Friday Nov. 17, 7:00-9:00

History and Interpretations of Quakerism

Primitive Christianity Revived:  Paul Anderson, George Fox University

Barclay’s Christology:  Madeleine Ward, University of Oxford

Rufus Jones’ Interpretation of Quakerism:  Dan Randazzo, University of Birmingham

Response:  Jeff Dudiak, The King’s University, Edmonton

Business Meeting

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Annual Quaker Theological Discussion Group at AAR (2017)

November QTDG Meeting in San Francisco

Quaker Theological Discussion Group Sessions

Here is the information about our November 2011 meetings at AAR/SBL.

San Franscisco, CA November 18, 2011 4-9pm
Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street
Golden Gate Room (3rd Floor)

No Charge, All are Welcome!

M18-313

11/18/2011
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Room: Golden Gate – Intercontinental

Theme: Session 1: Important Quaker Journals: Elias Hicks and Allen Jay

David Johns, Earlham School of Religion, Presiding

The Journal of Elias Hicks and Dear Friend, edited by Paul Buckley
Paul Buckley, Earlham School of Religion, Introduction—5 minutes
Stephen Angell, Earlham School of Religion, Panelist—20 minutes
Jim Le Shana, The Friends Center, Haggard School of Theology, Panelist—20 minutes
Paul Buckley, Earlham School of Religion, Respondent—10 minutes

Autobiography of Allen Jay, edited by Joshua Brown
Joshua Brown, West Richmond Friends Meeting, Introduction—5 minutes
Carole Spencer, Earlham School of Religion, Panelist—20 minutes
Howard Macy, George Fox University, Panelist—20 minutes
Joshua Brown, West Richmond Friends Meeting, Respondent—10 minutes

M18-314

11/18/2011
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Room: Mission – Intercontinental

M18-409

11/18/2011
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Room: Golden Gate – Intercontinental

Theme: Session 2: Quakers and Theism/Nontheism

Paul Anderson, George Fox University, Presiding—5 mintues
Jeffrey Dudiak, Kings University College, Panelist—30 minutes
David Boulton, Independent Scholar, Panelist—30 minutes
Patrick Nugent, Cincinnati, OH, Respondent—20 minutes
Shannon Craigo-Snell, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Respondent—20 minutes

November QTDG Meeting in San Francisco