HBU Theology Conference

Paul and Judaism

March 19-20, 2014
Houston Baptist University


The Department of Theology at HBU is pleased to host a conference on Paul and Judaism that will explore Paul’s theology and practice within his Jewish context.  Our keynote speakers include N.T. Wright (St Andrews University), Beverly Gaventa (Baylor University), and Ross Wagner (Duke Divinity School). The two lectures by N.T. Wright (11 am Wednesday and 7 pm Thursday) are open to the public, so no registration for the conference is required to addend those lectures.

***Registration and check-in will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday in McNair Hall in the Morris Cultural Arts Center.

Papers and Abstracts:
In addition, we are inviting papers representing a variety of approaches from scholars and graduate students in this area of study.  Participants will have 30 minutes to present papers (inclusive of Q&A).  Please submit a 200-300 word abstract to Dr. Ben C. Blackwell at bblackwell@hbu.edu by January 15, 2014, with notification of acceptance by January 31. Registration by February 15 is required for those who will present at the conference.

Registration: 
Registration is $40 and includes one meal (Wednesday lunch). Payments are non-refundable after March 1. The two lectures by N.T. Wright (11 am Wednesday and 7 pm Thursday) are open to the public, so no registration for the conference is required to addend those lectures.

If you are affiliated with HBU (faculty, staff, or student), admission to the conference is free, though Wednesday lunch is not provided. To register please send an email from your HBU account to theology@hbu.edu, giving your name as you want it on your nametag.

Register and pay online now or download, print and fill out the PDF version of the registration and mail it with your payment to:

Theology Conference Registration
Department of Theology
School of Christian Thought
Houston Baptist University
7502 Fondren Rd
Houston TX, 77074

Please make checks payable to “Houston Baptist University.”

Individuals are responsible for their own accommodations. Please see the Hotel Information link for more details.

Our sincere gratitude
This conference is made possible by the generous donations of:
  • Ralph D. and Lucy McBride
  • Rod and Sue Cutsinger
  • Jay and Lisa Aldis
  • Greater Houston Community Foundation
  • The Margaret CB & S Spencer N Brown Foundation

We’d like to extend a special thanks to Fortress Press.

In additon, we would also like to thank HBU President, Dr. Robert Sloan, for his leadership and vision that made this conference possible.