Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar (SAHS)


The Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar (SAHS) works to facilitate a renewal of biblical interpretation in the academy that will help reopen the Book for our cultures. It does so from an academic, ecumenical, interdisciplinary, communal, and Christian foundation. For further information contact Heath Thomas ( and see The Seminar is a venture of the St. George's Centre for Biblical and Public Theology. The SAHS/SADS/SACS dinner will take place on Saturday at 7:30 pm.


Saturday, November 19
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Room: Stars at Night 1 (3rd Level) - Convention Center (CC)

The Kingdom of God

Heath Thomas, Oklahoma Baptist University, Presiding

Heath Thomas, Oklahoma Baptist University, Welcome (5 min)

Opening Liturgy

Heath A. Thomas, Oklahoma Baptist University
'The Kingdom of God is Among You': Retrieval of the Kingdom for Today (15 min)

Catherine McDowell, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
The Image of God and the Kingdom of God (15 min)

Sandra Richter, Wheaton College (Illinois)
The Kingship of God in Deuteronomy (15 min)

Break (15 min)

Brant Pitre, Notre Dame Seminary, Graduate School of Theology
The Last Supper and the Kingdom of God (15 min)

Jonathan Pennington, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
The Sermon on the Mount and the Kingdom of God (15 min)

Discussion (40 min)

Closing Liturgy