2010 Restoration Studies Symposium Schedule

By March 4, 2010

Taken from here. Looks like a great time.

2010 Restoration Studies Symposium


Thursday, April 8

All Thursday events will take place at the Graceland University/Independence Campus, 1401 West Truman Rd., in Independence, Missouri.

(1) 7:00 ? 8:30 pm ? Welcome and Wallace B. Smith Lecture, Plenary Session

“Who is a Christian? The Perspective of Ecumenical Christianity.”

Presenter: Don Compier

(2) 8:30 ? 10:00 pm ? Opening Reception, First Floor Lobby

You are invited to attend an opening reception with refreshments in honor of the publication of Volume XI of Restoration Studies.

Friday, April 9

All Friday events will take place at the Graceland University/Independence Campus, 1401 West Truman Rd., in Independence, Missouri.

(3A) 8:30 ? 9:30 am ? Concurrent Session

“?Open Thou My Eyes?: Joseph Smith?s First Vision as an Invitation into Seership”

Presenter: Don Bradley

(3B) 8:30 ? 9:30 am ? Concurrent Session

“Community of Christ as Emergent/Emerging Church”

Presenter: Steve Shields

(4A) 10:00 ? 11:00 am ? Concurrent Session

“Hispanic Ministerial and Leadership Formation in the Community of Christ”

Presenter: John Glaser

(4B) 10:00 ? 11:00 am ? Concurrent Session

“Early Mormonism and Arminianism”

Presenter: Seth Bryant

(4C) 10:00 ? 11:00 am ? Concurrent Session

“God, Sex, and the Torah: Men, Women, and Homosexuality in a Biblical Context.”

Presenter: Carol Cease Campbell

(5A) 11:15 am ? 12:15 pm ? Concurrent Session

“Religion and Cultural Antecedents of the Latter Day Restoration”

Presenter: George D. Smith

(5B) 11:15 am ? 12:15 pm ? Concurrent Session

“One Lord, One Faith, Many Olive Branches”

Presenter: Michael Humiston

(6) 12:15 ? 1:15 pm ? Lunch Break

(7A) 1:15 ? 2:45 pm ? Concurrent Session

“How Christian are Mormons?”

Presenter: Marcello Jun de Oliveira

“…And how Mormon is the Community of Christ?”

Presenter: Ron Dawbarn

(7B) 1:15 ? 2:45 pm ? Concurrent Panel Session

“Mormon Cosmology, Theology and Culture in Contemporary Popular Culture”

Panelists: Stuart Palmer and others TBA

(7C) 1:15 ? 2:45 pm ? Concurrent Panel Session

“Studies of Twentieth-century Utah Mormon Sects”

Panelists: Phil Barlow (chair), Ryan T. Roos, Christopher Blythe, and Christine Magula

(8A) 3:00 ? 4:00 pm ? Concurrent Session

“Prophetic Discourse in RLDS Patriarchal Blessings”

Presenter: Gordon Shepard

(8B) 3:00 ? 4:00 pm ? Concurrent Session

“The LDS Bible Dictionary, 1979-2009”

Presenter: Ryan Combs

(8C) 3:00 ? 4:00 pm ? Concurrent Session

“The History of the Community of Christ in Continental France”

Presenter: Chrystal Vanel

(9A) 4:15 ? 5:15 pm ? Concurrent Session

“The Mormon Cross Taboo”

Presenter: Michael Reed

(9B) 4:15 ? 5:15 pm ? Concurrent Session

“Pelagian Theology and Joseph Smith?s Conceptions of Free Will”

Presenter: TBA

(9C) 4:15 ? 5:15 pm ? Concurrent Session

“Needed: Civil Discourse in Church and Society”

Presenter: Bill Russell

(9C) 5:30 ? 6:30 pm ? Closing Panel, Plenary Session

“Joseph Smith?s July 1843 Revelation Known as Section 132 in the LDS Doctrine and Covenants: Two Different Perspectives”

Panelists: Newell Bringhurst and Craig Foster

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