So, if you’ve read my profile or if you’ve been around here for a while, then you probably know that I’m a PhD student in Biblical Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS).
A few days ago, I noticed that Southeastern Seminary is hosting the southeastern regional meeting of the Evanglical Theological Society on March 23-24, 2012. And what is the topic of this regional meeting of ETS? Biblical theology. Three prominent writers in the field of biblical theology will be highlighting the meeting: Paul House, Scott Hafemann, and Andreas Köstenberger. I’ve read a couple of books by House and Hafemann, and I’ve read books by and attended seminars by Köstenberger. I expect they will provide a great plenary session.
Now, since this meeting will be held very near my home (6 miles) and in the same complex where I work as a web developer, and since the topic will be within my own field of study, I really should try to present a paper at the meeting.
But… on what topic? There are so many good topics in the field of biblical theology. Of course, I could present a paper on any topic, not just biblical theology.
Maybe I’ll think of a few topics that go along with my dissertation and list them here for your input…
Topic 1: Prophecy and Tongues as Paradigms in 1 Corinthians 14
Topic 2: Edification by the Whole Church in 1 Thessalonians 5:11-14
Topic 3: A Kingdom of Priests: The Priesthood in Action in Hebrews 10:19-25
What do you think? Do any of those topics sound interesting to you? (Of course, as always, I reserve the right to choose any of the above topics… or even a different topic. However, I would appreciate your feedback.)