2020 Annual Meeting

T. F. Torrance's Soteriological Suspension of the Ethical., P1-103
12/1/2020 from 1 to 4 PM

Video (on Vimeo, recorded November 14, 2o2o)

Updated bibliographic record: #2020-THS-2

American Academy of Religion 2020 Annual Meeting

This year's annual lecture will be given by Dr. Todd Speidell

"T. F. Torrance's Soteriological Suspension of the Ethical"

Dr. Chris Kettler will offer a response to Dr. Speidell’s paper. After a time of exchange between them, we will have a time for Q&A from the online participants. 

Saturday, November 14th. 

Keynote, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Business meeting: 3:30 pm
All times US Central (Chicago/Dallas).

First, log-in to your Zoom account. Second, log-in to the T. F. Torrance Fellowship website; both log-ins are required. To join the Fellowship and receive log-in credentials for this website, click the "Join" link in the blue header at the top of this page. If you are not a member and do not wish to join, contact us ahead of time for a free guest-pass. When you log in to this website, then the Zoom information is displayed in the left margin of this page.

Virtual Coffee bar: Friday, November 13th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Join us on Zoom the day before the keynote for an informal hangout. Come and go. Breakout rooms will be available to mix, get acquainted, and have individual discussions. Use the same Zoom credentials as the annual meeting – let this serve as a technical check-in. Bring your own coffee!

Dr. Speidell (Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary) serves as the Editor of Participatio: The Journal of the Thomas F. Torrance Theological Fellowship. His most recent book is Fully Human in Christ: The Incarnation as the End of Christian Ethics. He has served as editor, contributor or co-editor of several books including Trinity and Transformation: J.B. Torrance’s Vision of Worship, Mission, and SocietyT. F. Torrance and Eastern Orthodoxy: Theology in Reconciliation; and Incarnational Ministry: The Presence of Christ in Church, Society, and Family. Now retired, he has most recently served as Director of Education for Acadia Healthcare Corporation and Instructor in Theology at Montreat College.

Dr. Kettler, a prolific author and past officer in the T. F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, is Professor of Theology and Religion, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas.