If you are in the New Orleans area this weekend, you might be interested in catching this year's Greer-Heard Point-Counter-Point Forum concerning the question, "How Did Jesus Become God?" But if you can't be there you can also live stream it here. Speakers include Michael Bird, Bart Ehrman, Larry Hurtado, Jennifer Wright Knust, Simon Gathercole, and Dale Martin. Here is the schedule of the presentations.
7:00 p.m. “How Did Jesus Become God?” Bart Ehrman and Michael Bird in Dialogue + Q&A
9:00 a.m. - Simon Gathercole, “Monotheism among Jews and Christians” with responses from Bart Ehrman and Michael Bird
10:00 a.m. - Dale Martin, “The Theological Inadequacy of Historiography: the Empty Tomb in History and Theology” with responses from Bart Ehrman and Michael Bird
11:00 a.m. - Larry Hurtado, “The Significance of Earliest Devotional Practices” with responses from Bart Ehrman and Michael Bird
1:00 p.m. - Jennifer Wright Knust, “Modernity’s Vanishing Point: Histories of Jesus and the Retreat of Authenticity” with responses from Bart Ehrman and Michael Bird
2:00 p.m. - Concluding Comments from Bart Ehrman and Michael Bird