2010 Conference Speakers

Margaret Aymer is Associate Professor of New Testament and Chair of Biblical Studies at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. She is also an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament in the PC(USA), serving within the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta.

Margaret is the author of First Pure, Then Peaceable: Frederick Douglass, Darkness and the Epistle of James, various academic and liturgical articles and resources and the upcoming 2011-12 Horizons Bible Study, Confessing the Beatitudes. Margaret is happily married to Dr.Laurent M. R. G. Oget of France, a software engineer.

Robert Dykstra is Professor of Pastoral Theology at Princeton
Theological seminary, where he joined the faculty in 1999. A Presbyterian minister, he earlier served as a pastor, youth pastor, hospital chaplain, and pastoral counselor. His research interests include pastoral care, developmental psychology, and the integration of biblical and theological precepts with contemporary research in the human sciences. His most recent book is Losers, Loners, and Rebels: the Spiritual Struggles of Boys (2007).

David Myers, Professor of Psychology at Hope College in Holland, MI, specializes in social psychology and the intersection of psychology and religion. His seventeen books include most recently A Friendly Letter to Skeptics and Atheists: Musings on Why God is Good and Faith Isn’t Evil (2008) and What God has Joined Together: The Christian Case for Gay Marriage (2005). His four major psychology textbooks are used by students in more than 1,000 colleges and universities and translated into twelve languages. He and his Whitworth College sweet heart Carol are parents of three adult children.

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