Featured speaker J. Richard Middleton

ONLINE: American Academy of Religion 2020 Annual Conference

Date and Time:November 29, 2020 11:00 AM — to December 10, 2020 5:00 PM EST
Organizer:American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature

BioLogos Voices speaker Richard Middleton will participate the “Broadening the Vision of Theology and Science: A Roundtable Session with the Authors of T&T Clark Handbook for Christian Theology and the Modern Sciences” panel discussion at the American Academy of Religion’s 2020 Annual Conference. This conference will take place online from November 29-December 10, and Middleton’s panel will take place on Monday, December 7.

Featured speaker

J. Richard Middleton

J. Richard Middleton

Richard Middleton (PhD Free University of Amsterdam) is Professor of Biblical Worldview and Exegesis at Northeastern Seminary (Rochester, NY) and adjunct professor of Old Testament at the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology (Kingston, Jamaica). He is past president of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies (2019–2021) and past president of the Canadian-American Theological Association (2011–2014). He holds a BTh from Jamaica Theological Seminary and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Guelph (Canada). Middleton is the author of Abraham’s Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God (Baker Academic, 2021); A New Heaven and a New Earth: Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology (Baker Academic, 2014); and The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1 (Brazos, 2005). He coauthored (with Brian Walsh) The Transforming Vision: Shaping a Christian World View (IVP, 1984) and Truth is Stranger than It Used to Be: Biblical Faith in a Postmodern Age (IVP, 1995), and has co-edited (with Garnett Roper) A Kairos Moment for Caribbean Theology: Ecumenical Voices in Dialogue (Pickwick, 2013). He has published articles on creation theology in the Old Testament, the problem of suffering, and the dynamics of human and divine power in biblical narratives. His books have been published in Korean, French, Indonesian, Spanish, and Portuguese.