Speakers

N. T. Wright

N.T. Wright is a leading biblical scholar, former Bishop of Durham in the Church of England, and current Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at st. Mary’s College in the University of St. Andrews. He studied for the ministry at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, and was ordained at Merton College, Oxford. Wright holds a Doctor of Divinity from Oxford University in addition to several honorary doctorates. Wright has written over fifty books, including the multi-volume work Christian Origins and the Question of God.

Simon Gathercole

Simon Gathercole is Senior Lecturer in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow and Director of Studies in Theology at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Previously, he studied Classics and Theology in the Universities of Cambridge and Durham, as well as for short periods at the University of Tübingen and the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York. He taught in the University of Aberdeen for seven years. He is the author of various books, including: Where is Boasting? (Eerdmans), The Pre-existent Son (Eerdmans), The Gospel of Judas (OUP), The Composition of the Gospel of Thomas(CUP), and The Gospel of Thomas: An Introduction and Commentary (Brill). He has written articles for journals such as theHarvard Theological Review and the Journal of Theological Studies as well as Christianity Today. He was for some years editor of the Journal for the Study of the New Testament, and is now co-editor of Early Christianity.

Edith M. Humphrey

Edith M. Humphrey is the William F. Orr Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary (2002-present). Prior to her service at PTS, she taught at several colleges and universities in Canada, and was professor of Scripture at Augustine College, Ottawa, Canada, from 1997-2002, where in her final year she served as dean. She earned her bachelor’s (with honors) from Victoria University (University of Toronto) and received her doctorate from McGill University, Montreal, where she was awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal. The author of numerous articles on the literary and rhetorical study of the Bible, she has also written seven books: Further Up and Further In: Orthodox Conversations with C. S. Lewis (St. Vladimir’s Press, forthcoming), Scripture and Tradition: What the Bible Really Says (Baker Academic, 2013); Grand Entrance: Worship on Earth as in Heaven (Brazos, 2010); And I Turned to See the Voice: The Rhetoric of Vision in the New Testament (Baker Academic, 2007); Ecstasy and Intimacy: When the Holy Spirit Meets the Human Spirit (Eerdmans, 2005); the Sheffield Guide to Joseph and Aseneth (Continuum/Sheffield, 2000); and The Ladies and the Cities: Transformation and Apocalyptic Identity in Joseph and Aseneth, 4 Ezra, the Apocalypse and The Shepherd of Hermas (Sheffield, 1995).

Douglas Moo

Douglas J. Moo is Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He was previously Blanchard Professor of New Testament from 2000–2011 and previously taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for over 20 years. Moo received his Ph.D. from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland (1980). He has published several theological works and commentaries on the Bible; notable among them are An Introduction to the New Testament (with D. A. Carson and Leon Morris), A Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans (NICNT), and Colossians and Philemon (PNTC). He is currently writing commentaries on Galatians and Hebrews.

Michael S. Horton

Michael S. Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. In addition to his work at the Seminary, he is the president of White Horse Inn, for which he co-hosts the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated, weekly radio talk-show exploring issues of Reformation theology in American Christianity. He is also the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. Before coming to WSC, Dr. Horton completed a research fellowship at Yale University Divinity School. A member of various societies, including the American Academy of Religion and the Evangelical Theological Society, Dr. Horton is the author/editor of more than twenty-five books, including a series of studies in Reformed dogmatics published by Westminster John Knox. His most recent books are Core Christianity: Finding Yourself in God’s Story; Ordinary: Sustainable Faith in a Radical, Restless World, Calvin on the Christian Life: Glorifying and Enjoying God ForeverPilgrim Theology: Core Doctrines for Christian Disciples, The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way and The Gospel Commission. He has written articles for Modern Reformation, Pro Ecclesia, Christianity Today, The International Journal of Systematic Theology, Touchstone, and Books and Culture. He is also Associate Pastor of Christ United Reformed Church in Santee, California, and lives in Escondido with his wife, Lisa, and four children.

Kevin J. Vanhoozer

Kevin J. Vanhoozer is Research Professor of Systematic Theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has also served as Blanchard Professor of Theology at Wheaton College and Graduate School (2008-11) and as Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at New College in the University of Edinburgh (1990-98), where he also served on the Panel of Doctrine for the Church of Scotland. He has edited several books, including The Cambridge Companion to Postmodern Theology, Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible (Christianity Today Best Biblical Studies Book of the Year, 2006), and a collection of essays by Trinity students entitled Everyday Theology: How to Read Cultural Texts and Influence Trends. He also serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Systematic Theology and the Journal of Theological Interpretation and is the North American Consultant for IVP’s forthcoming New Dictionary of Theology.