Annual Lecture

  Contact: Lissa Wray Beal

The IBR Annual Lecture presents IBR members and guests with important research in the field of biblical studies that includes cross-discipline respondents and concludes with Q&A. It is followed each year by a publisher-sponsored reception with a free book for IBR members. Non-members are warmly welcomed to attend both.


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Room: Salons GHI - Marriott Rivercenter


Lynn Cohick, Northern Seminary, and IBR President, Welcome (10 min)

Joshua Coutts, Providence Theological Seminary, Scripture Reading and Prayer (10 min)

Lissa Wray Beal, Providence Theological Seminary, Introduction (5 min)

Sandra Richter, Westmont College

Reading Deuteronomy through an Economic Lens: A Question of Provenance (40 min)

Ralph K. Hawkins, Averett University, Respondent (10 min)

Roger Nam, Emory University, Respondent (10 min)

Discussion (20 min)


Presentation by Baker Academic


9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Salons EF - Marriott Rivercenter
Annual Institute for Biblical Research Reception 

The Annual Reception, following the IBR Annual Lecture, is generously sponsored by Baker Academic.