Monday, May 12, 2008

Wheaton Alumni Symposium: Hatch, Noll, and Piper

This past weekend there was an alumni symposium held at Wheaton College regarding the evangelical church of the past 40 years; it consisted of a conversation between Nathan Hatch, Mark Noll, and John Piper (all of whom graduated from Wheaton in 1968).

If you click the link below you can hear the audio from their conversation (10-minute open statements, interactions, and Q&A).

1968, A Year in Crisis: Evangelical Churches Then and Now
A Conversation with Dr. Nathan Hatch '68, Dr. Mark Noll '68, and Dr. John Piper '68

Nathan Hatch Nathan Hatch is in his second year as president of Wake Forest University. A nationally respected historian, Nat was provost of the University of Notre Dame when he was selected as Wake Forest’s 13th president. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees from Washington University in St. Louis and held post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard and Johns Hopkins Universities.
Mark Noll Mark Noll is the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. Before going to Notre Dame he was privileged to teach for over a quarter century in Wheaton’s history and theological studies departments. His books include The Civil War as a Theological Crisis (2006) and The Rise of Evangelicalism: The Age of Edwards, Whitefield, and the Wesleys (2004).
John Piper John Piper is the Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has earned degrees from Fuller Theological Seminary (B.D.) and the University of Munich (D.theol.). For six years he taught Biblical Studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in 1980 accepted the call to serve as pastor at Bethlehem. John is the author of more than 30 books.