Thursday September

2019 Theological Leadership Conference with NT Wright

Olivet Nazarene University's School of Theology and Christian Ministry presents:

8 am

2019 Theological Leadership Conference
Where Theology and Practice Intersect
With Guest Speaker, N.T. Wright

September 5-7, 2019

Olivet Nazarene University's School of Theology and Christian Ministry welcomes New Testament theologian, N.T. Wright, to this year's Theological Leadership Conference. N.T. Wright will be presenting on Presence and Promise: The Challenge of the Temple. The conference will be held at College Church of the Nazarene University Avenue, 200 University Ave., Bourbonnais, IL 60914. 

Conference Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 5

  • 7 p.m.             Plenary Session with N.T. Wright, Temple and Creation: The Promise and the Sign
  • 9 p.m.             Free Concert

Friday, Sept. 6

  • 9 a.m.             Plenary Session with N.T. Wright, Jesus and the Temple: The Glory Returns
  • 10:30 a.m.     Discussion Panels
  • 12 p.m.           Lunch
  • 2 p.m.             Dialogue Session with N.T. Wright and Jeff Stackert
  • 4 p.m.             Discussion Panels
  • 5 p.m.             Dinner
  • 7 p.m.             Plenary Session with N.T. Wright, Temple and Spirit: Renewal, Identity and Promise

Saturday, Sept. 7

  • 9 a.m.             Plenary Session with N.T. Wright, Temple and New Creation: Holiness, Unity and Mission


Hotel information (cut-off for registration is 8/20/19):

Meal information

If you would like to purchase meal vouchers for the Olivet cafeteria during the conference, vouchers will be on sale until August 29. Please use this link to purchase vouchers.

For more information, contact the Office of Church Relations at (815) 939-5291.

About the Speaker

N.T. Wright is a native of north-east England, and is currently the Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Having studied Philosophy, Ancient History and Theology at Oxford, he holds the Doctorate of Divinity from Oxford University and over a dozen honorary doctorates. He also taught in Oxford, Cambridge and McGill Universities, held various church positions, and was Bishop of Durham in the Church of England (2003-10). N.T. Wright is the author of over 80 books and hundreds of articles, has served as Visiting Professor in Harvard, Rome, Jerusalem and elsewhere, and has broadcast frequently on radio and TV in various countries.