Adventism and the Love of Wisdom: Athens and Jerusalem Revisited

October 4, 2010 § Leave a comment

Join us this year for our inaugural symposium as we consider the question “Why Philosophy?” and officially organize as a society.

Dates: November 18-19, 2010

Location: Atlanta, GA (Atlanta Marriot Downtown – 160 Spring Street NW, Athena room). A working meeting will be held on the 19th will be held at Atlanta Public Library Central Branch – 1 Margaret Mitchell Square, 3rd floor.)

Presenters: Fernando Aranda Fraga (University of Montemorelos), Abigail Doukhan (Queens College, CUNY), Fritz Guy (LaSierra University), Maury Jackson (LaSierra University), Aleksandar S. Santrac (University of the Southern Caribbean), and Charles Scriven (Kettering College of Medical Arts).

A keynote address will be given by Christian Wannemacher (Ludwig Maximilians Universität München).

November 18, 2010
8:45am – Welcome
9:00am – 10:20am  – Session 1
-Abigail Doukhan – “Ellen White and the Love of Wisdom”
-Aleksandar S. Santrac – “Beyond Post-modernism”
10:30am – 12:00pm – Session 2
-Charles Scriven – “Authority and Evidence: Faith and the Post-Christian Master Narrative”
-Maury Jackson – “The Heresy that Tertullian Overlooked”
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 2:30pm – Session 3
-Fernando Aranda Fraga – “Jerusalem and Athens: Two Cities, Two Worldviews, Two Schools of Thought”
-Fritz Guy – “Philosophy, Theology, and Kenosis”
2:30pm – 4:00pm – Keynote address
-Christian Wannenmacher – “Adventism and the Love of Wisdom”
4:15pm – 6:45pm – Business meeting
7:00pm – Dinner at Truva (60 Andrew Young International Blvd.)

November 19, 2010
9:00am – 12:00pm – Working meeting (for members of the executive committee, advisory board, and those interested in serving on a sub-committee)

Registration: Please register by posting a comment below or e-mailing The registration fee is $25. (The fee is waived for presenters and those who have already made a contribution for the organization of this conference.)

Accommodations: Conference participants are responsible for their own meals, lodging, and transportation.

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