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Previous History of Christianity Conferences

2017 Conference Keynote

In 2005, Dr. Mark A. Noll published a much-discussed book, Is the Reformation Over? Now in this 500th anniversary year since Martin Luther’s 95 Theses, this leading church historian once again exploring this question which is so vital for Christian unity and fidelity. In this lecture, "The Reformation as a Great Blessing and a Great Problem," Dr. Noll will assessed what the Reformation stood for, what it achieved, and why it still matters, as well the harmful results and unintended consequences which have flowed from these dramatic events in the life of the church in the sixteenth century



2013 Conference Keynote

binghamTopics ranged chronologically from the early Christian church to the modern period. The keynote speaker was our very own Dr. Jeffrey Bingham, who will present his current research.

Dr. Jeffrey Bingham received his Th.M. and Ph.D. from Dallas Theological Seminary and is the new Associate Dean of the Biblical and Theological Studies Department at Wheaton College. His research interests revolve around the early church, Irenaeus of Lyons, and early Christian interpretation of Scripture.

The title of his talk is Reading Martyrdom: Intertextuality in the Letter from Vienne and Lyons.