Keynote Speakers

Andreas J. Beck (ETF Leuven, BE) (PhD Utrecht University) is Professor and Department Chair of Historical Theology at the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven. He serves as Director of the Institute of Post-Reformation Studies (IPRS) and Co-Director of the Jonathan Edwards Center Benelux, both at ETF Leuven. He has published on medieval and early modern theology and philosophy. His latest book is Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676) on God, Freedom, and Contingency: An Early Modern Reformed Voice (Brill, 2022).

Willem van Vlastuin (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL) (PhD TU Apeldoorn) is Professor of Theology and Spirituality of Reformed Protestantism at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He serves as Co-Director of the Jonathan Edwards Center Benelux and Dean of the seminary of the Hersteld Hervormde Kerk at this university. In 2014, he published Be Renewed. A Theology of Personal Renewal (V&R) and in 2020, Catholic Today. A Reformed Conversation on Catholicity (V&R).

Michael McClymond (Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, US) is Professor of Modern Christianity.  He has written or edited works on Christian theology, comparative religions, and biblical studies, including (with Gerald McDermott) The Theology of Jonathan Edwards (OUP, 2011).

Philip John Fisk is Guest Associate Professor of Historical Theology at the Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven. His latest book is Yesteryear’s Faith Seeking Understanding: New England Disputations on Providence; with a Historical-Theological Introduction (Resource Publications, 2022).

Kenneth P. Minkema (Yale University, New Haven, CT, US) is the Executive Editor of The Works of Jonathan Edwards (Yale) and of the Jonathan Edwards Center & Online Archive at Yale University, with an appointment as member of the Research Faculty at Yale Divinity School.

Note: We regret to inform you that professor Minkema will be unable to attend the congress.

Amy Plantinga Pauw (Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in Louisville, KY, US) is the Henry Mobley, Jr., Professor of Doctrinal Theology.  She has written or edited works on Christian theology and the theological interpretation of Scripture. Her most recent book is Church in Ordinary Time: A Wisdom Ecclesiology (Eerdmans, 2017).

Jan Stievermann (Heidelberg University, DE) is Professor of the History of Christianity in the United States. His research focuses on American Protestantism in the 18th and 19th centuries. Recent publications include The Oxford Handbook of Jonathan Edwards (OUP, 2021), co-edited with Douglas Sweeney.

Douglas A. Sweeney (Samford University, US) serves as Dean and Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School. He has written widely on Jonathan Edwards, early modern Protestant thought, and global evangelical movements, including The Oxford Handbook of Jonathan Edwards (OUP, 2021), co-edited with Jan Stievermann. He is currently at work on a global history of doctrine.

Lisanne Winslow (University of Northwestern, St. Paul, MN, US) holds a PhD in Cell Biology and a PhD in Systematic Theology. She teaches in the Departments of Biology and Biblical Studies at the University of Northwestern, St Paul. In her scientific research she is a marine invertebrate immunologist. She applies her knowledge of the natural world to a Theology of Nature using Edwards’ Creation metaphysics and natural philosophy. Her latest book is A Great and Remarkable Analogy: The Onto-Typology of Jonathan Edwards (V&R, 2020).