2003 Conference

Wesleyan Heritage Week -- February 17 - 21, 2003

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Monday, February 17

10:00 am    Chapel
                   "Godliness:  Outward Form and Inner Power" -- Dr. Richard Steele
                   Hughes Auditorium

12:00 pm    Chapel Feedback Session
                   Question & Answer Session with Dr. Richard Steele
                   Dougherty Dining Room

Tuesday, February 18

10:50 am    Faculty Development Seminar
                   "Practice Gives the Words Their Sense:  Wesley and Wittgenstein on Religious
                        Ritual" -- Dr. Richard Steele
                   Bennett-Bernard Auditorium

12:00 pm    Feedback Session
                   Question & Answer Session with Dr. Richard Steele
                   Dougherty Dining Room

Wednesday, February 19

10:00 am    Chapel
                   "Decisions, Decisions:  How Wesley Helps Us Today" -- Dr. Don Thorsen
                   Hughes Auditorium

12:00 pm    Chapel Feedback Session
                   Question & Answer Session with Dr. Don Thorsen
                   Dougherty Dining Room

4:00 pm     Student Forum
                   "Why Wesley Makes a Difference:  The Wesleyan Quadrilateral in Contemporary
                          Theology" -- Dr. Don Thorsen
                   Bennett-Bernard Auditorium

Thursday, February 20

10:00 am    Chapel
                   "'And the Poor Have the Gospel Preached to Them:  The Enduring Relevance of
                           Asbury's Holiness Heritage in the Modern World" -- Dr. William Kostlevy
                   Hughes Auditorium

12:00 pm    Chapel Feedback Session
                   Question & Answer Session with Dr. William Kostlevy
                   Dougherty Dining Room

 

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Dr. Richard B. Steele

  • Professor of Moral and Historical Theology and Interim Dean of the School of Theology, Seattle Pacific University
  • Ordained elder in the United Methodist Church
  • Graduate of Haverford College (B.A.), Yale Divinity School (M.Div.), and Marquette University (Ph.D.)
  • Published E-theology:  Letters of Religious Instruction and Spiritual Counsel to Undergraduates at a Christian Liberal Arts University
  • Named Seattle Pacific University "Professor of the Year 2002" by the students

Dr. Don Thorsen

  • Professor of Theology at C.P. Haggard School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University and prior professor at Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Graduate of Stanford University (B.A.), Asbury Theological Seminary (M.Div.), Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and Drew University (M.Phil. and Ph.D.)
  • Has served in a variety of editorial positions with Christianity Today, Christian Scholar's Review, and Light and Life
  • Active in the Wesleyan Theological Society since 1994, serving on its Executive Committee in a number of capacities, including president (1994-95)

Dr. William C. Kostlevy

  • Archivist, special collections librarian, affiliate Professor of Church History and Associate Director of the Wesleyan/Holiness Studies Center at Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Graduate of Asbury College (A.B.), Marquette University (M.A.), Bethany Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and the University of Notre Dame (M.A., Ph.D.)
  • National and international speaker and publisher of many scholarly works, particularly of the Wesleyan/Holiness movement in its historical context
  • Published Holiness Manuscripts:  A Guide to Unpublished Sources Documenting the Wesleyan/Holiness Tradition in the United States and Canada (1994) and Historical Dictionary of the Holiness Movement (2001)