Yale University hosts “Yale and the International Jonathan Edwards” Conference
by Joey Cochran |
Yale University will host the “Yale and the International Jonathan Edwards” conference.

This conference brings together the directors of the international Edwards Center affiliates from around the world, along with prominent scholars and religious leaders, to assess the state of Edwards Studies and discern areas for future work.

The “Yale and the International Jonathan Edwards” conference is free and open to the public, but please register in advance.

Questions about the conference? Email edwards@yale.edu.

Visit the conference website for the most up-to-date schedule along with list of panelists. Below is the tentative schedule.

Yale and the International Jonathan Edwards Conference Schedule
October 2
5:00 p.m: Greetings by Dean Gregory Sterling and Prof. Harry Stout

Opening Keynote

George M. Marsden, University of Notre Dame (Emeritus)
6:00: Reception

October 3
8:00 a.m.: Continental Breakfast

8:30: Session I: United States and Canada

Douglas Sweeney, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, JEC-Midwest USA
Chris Chun, Gateway Seminary, Los Angeles, JEC-USA West
Oliver Crisp, Fuller Seminary, JEC-USA West
Kyle Strobel, Biola University, JEC-USA West
Ava Chamberlain, Wright State University
10:30: Break

11:00: Session II: Africa

Adriaan C. Neele, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
Victor Emma-Adamah, Cambridge University, JEC-Africa
12:30: Lunch

1:30: Session III: Asia & Australia

Rhys Bezzant, Ridley College, Melbourne, Australia, JEC-Australia
Peter Jung, Independent Scholar, Atlanta, Ga.
Anri Morimoto, International Christian University, Japan, JEC-Japan
3:00: Session V: Eastern Europe

Joel Burnell, Evangelical School of Theology, Wroclaw, Poland, JEC-Poland
Michael Choinski, Jagiellonian University, JEC-Poland
Tibor Fabiny, Károli Gáspár University, Budapest, Hungary, JEC-Hungary
Gerald McDermott, Beeson Divinity School
4:30: Plenary Address

Mark Noll, University of Notre Dame (Emeritus)
Dinner on your own

October 4
8:00 a.m.: Continental Breakfast

8:30: Session VI: South America

Heber De Campos, Mackenzie University, São Paulo, Brazil, JEC-Brazil
Franklin Ferreira, Mackenzie University, São Paulo, Brazil, JEC-Brazil
9:30: Break

10:00 Session VII: Western Europe & the United Kingdom

Andreas Beck, Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, Belgium, JEC-Benelux
Philip Fisk, Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, Belgium, JEC-Benelux
Daniel Hill, University of Liverpool, JEC-UK
Crawford Gribben, Queen’s University, Belfast, JEC-UK
Michael McClenahan, Union Theological College, Northern Ireland
Jan Stievermann, University of Heidelberg, Germany, JEC-Germany
Willem Van Vlastuin, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, JEC-Benelux
12:30: Lunch

Free time (explore New Haven’s museums, art galleries, and other sites, including special exhibit of Edwards manuscripts at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

4:00: Session VIII: Closing Keynote (TBD)

Rev. Rick Warren, Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, Cal.
5:00: Closing Reception (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St.)