2021 Wesley Symposium

Event Date(s): Thu, 2021/04/29 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: Online via Zoom
Event Type: Wesley Studies

Tyndale's 2021 Wesley Symposium will be held online on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm EST. There is no cost for this year's event, but attendees are asked to register in order to receive the Zoom meeting information.

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Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Joel Thiessen, a Nazarene sociologist who teaches at Ambrose University, where he also directs the Flourishing Congregations Institute. Dr. Thiessen's keynote address will be on “Signs of Life and Vitality in Canadian Churches: Drawing on Data to Inform Practice.”

The following papers will also be presented:

  • Christopher Payk, “Prevenient Grace and Chinese Theology.”
  • Matthew McEwen, “Ignatius of Loyola and John Wesley: A Conversation About Scripture.”
  • Barbara Robinson, “‘I earnestly desire him to be electrified’: John Wesley, the formative Salvation Army and ‘Irregular’ Medicine.”
  • Jason Mills, “Virtual Virtue: Exploring the Fruitfulness of Online Pastoral Education.”
  • Gerry Mielke, “Christian Perfection, from Wesley to Phoebe Palmer.”
  • Charles Meeks, “Recovering a Wesleyan Sense of Open Table Communion for Anglicans with the Help of a Lutheran.”

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