2017 Schedule

January

7          Michael Scofield
            “What Rembrandt Can Teach Us about Inspiration”

14       Michael Scofield
            “Anxiety Over Women’s Ordination:
            A Root Cause Analysis”

21       Gary Blount and Ken Clements
            “A New Dietrich Bonhoeffer Movie: “Come Before Winter’”

28       Ronald Graybill
            “Relics or Reality:  An Insider’s View of the New
            Ellen G. White Center at the General Conference”

February

4          Petre Cimpoeru
            “Adventism Behind the Iron Curtain:  Romania”

11       Ted Levterov
            “Adventism Behind the Iron Curtain:  Bulgaria”       

18       Michael Orlich
            “The First Great Awakening

25       Jonathan Butler
            “The Second Great Awakening”

March

4          Forrest Howe
           “The Faiths of Our Founding Fathers”

11       David Trim
            “Our People Very Slowly Respond”

18       Ronald Graybill
            “Millenarians, Utopians and Early Adventism”

25       Gilbert Valentine
            “Reason and Revelation in 19th Century
            North American Education”

April

1          Michael Orlich
            “The Transcendentalists”

8          Michael Scofield
            “How Adventism Has Changed Since World War II”

15       Leo Ranzolin
            “Unity and Diversity in New Testament Times
             and Ours” (Part 3)

22       Petre Cimpoeur
            “Religion and Politics in Communist Romania
             and the United States”

29       David Larson
            “Three Current Understandings of Free Will”

May
6          Graham Stacey
            “Inconvenient Truth:  A Psychologist’s View of
            Biblical Inspiration” (Part 1)

13       Graham Stacey
            Inconvenient Truth:  A Psychologist’s View of
            Biblical Inspiration” (Part 2)

20       Siroj Sorajjakool
           “Genealogy of Knowledge: 
            Higher Education and the Reproduction of Social Class”

  27    David Larson
           "Top Down’ and ‘Bottom Up’ in Constant Interaction: 
            More Thoughts on How We Know”

June

3       Michael Scofield
          Divine Temporal Activism:
          How Does God Act in Our Temporal World?” (Part 1)

10     Michael Scofield
          “Divine Temporal Activism:
          How Does God Act In Our Temporal World?” (Part 2)

17     William G. Johnsson
          Introduction and Forward
          Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
          by William G. Johnsson

24     Gilbert Valentine and Kendra Haloviak Valentine
          Chapter 1
          “Women’s Ordination:  The Battle is Over”
          Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
           
by William G. Johnsson

July

1       Laura Alipoon
        "The Chosen:
        Exclusive or Inclusive"
        Chapter 2
        Where Are We Headed:  Adventism After San Antonio
        by William G. Johnsson

8      Calvin Thomsen
        "Waiting for Jesus:
        The When or the Who?"
        Chapter 3
        Where Are We Headed? Adventism After San Antonio
        by William G. Johnsson

15     Carla Gober
        "The Chosen:
        Exclusive or Inclusive"
        Chapter 4
        Where Are We Headed:  Adventism After San Antonio
        by William G. Johnsson           

22   Leo Ranzolin
        "Organization:
        Thinking the Unthinkable"
        Chapter 5
        Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
         by William G. Johnsson

29    Ben Clausen
        "Adventism and Creation:
        Jubilation of Confrontation"
        Chapter 6
        Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
        by William G. Johnsson
        
August

5    Jerald Whitehouse
      "Mission:
     "Beyond Counting Heads"
      Chapter 7
      Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
      by William G. Johnsson

12  Forrest Howe
      "Interpreting Scripture:
       Will Ellen Have the Last Word?"
      Chapter 8
      Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
      by William G. Johnsson

19   Donna Carlson
      "The Promise of Adventism"
       Chapter 9
       Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
       by William G. Johnsson

26  Graham Stacey
        "Unity:
        "Top Down or Bottom Up?"
        Chapter 10
        Where Are We Headed?  Adventism After San Antonio
        by William G. Johnsson

September

2

9

16

23    Michael Scofield

30    Michael Scofield

 

October

7     Kendra Haloviak

14   Kendra Haloviak         

21   Kendra Haloviak

28  Kendra Haloviak

 

November

4   Kendra Haloviak

11

18

25

December

2

9

16    Michael Scofield

23

30