Registration is now open for the 2016 Adventist Forum annual conference, titled Non-violence and the Atonement. It will take place September 16-18 at the Doubletree Washington D.C. in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The event features theologian, pastor, and author Dr. Greg Boyd, well known for his view that God's judgment is non-violent. See Carmen Lau's Q & A with Boyd on theology, God's non-violence and Evangelical Christianity for more.
Other conference participants include Clifford Goldstein, Jean Sheldon, Ron Osborn, Keisha McKenzie, Herb Montgomery, and Richard Rice, and promises many lively discussions. Among the topics:
Suffering God's "Wrath": Confronting Violent Atonement Theory
Divine Aikido: How God Overcomes Evil
The Cruciform Life: Living out the way of the Cross
The Violence of Silence
The event will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Washington DC - Silver Spring, 8727 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Discounted accommodations are available at DoubleTree for $129/night. Use the group name "Spectrum, Journal of Adventist Forum" when registering to receive the discounted rate before August 17.
REGISTER HERE for the 2016 Adventist Forum Conference.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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