Edward Fudge (Guest of Honor)
Author, Hell: A Final Word (Leafwood, 2012); The Fire That Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of the Doctrine of Final Punishment, Third Edition (Cascade, 2011);Hebrews: Ancient Encouragement for Believers Today (Leafwood, 2009).
Co-author, Two Views of Hell: A Biblical & Theological Dialogue (IVP, 2000)
Dr. Shawn Bawulski
LCC International University
B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D., University of St. Andrews
Author, “Annihilationism, Traditionalism, and the Problem of Hell” (Philosophia Christi, 12:1, 61-79, 2010); “Reconciliationism, a Better View of Hell: Reconciliationism and Eternal Punishment” (JETS, 56:1, 123-38, 2013)
Dr. J. Lanier Burns
Dallas Theological Seminary
B.A., Davidson College, 1965; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1972; Th.D., 1979; Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 1993; Post-doctoral research, Harvard University, Fall 2001; Oxford University Round Table, 2008-2011
Author, Three Central Issues in Contemporary Dispensationalism: A Comparison of Traditional & Progressive Views (Kregel, 1999); The Nearness of God: His Presence with His People (Explorations in Biblical Theology) (P & R, 2009)
Contributor, Exploring Christian Theology: The Church, Spiritual Growth, and the End Times (Bethany House, 2014); To the Jew First: The Case for Jewish Evangelism in Scripture and History (Kregel, 2008)
Dr. Glenn Andrew Peoples
Glenn Peoples runs the popular New Zealand blog Right Reason and podcast Say Hello to My Little Friend. There and elsewhere he writes and speaks on theology and biblical studies, moral and social philosophy, and philosophy of religion.
He completed an undergraduate studies in Theology at the Bible College of New Zealand (now Laidlaw College), followed by an M.Th. and a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Otago. Dr. Peoples is the author of the article, "Fallacies in the Annihilationism Debate," JETS 50.2 (2007) 349-55.
Dr. John G. Stackhouse, Jr.
B.A., Queen's University; M.A., Wheaton College Graduate School; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Author, Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World (Oxford University Press, 2008); Can God Be Trusted? Faith and the Challenge of Evil (IVP, 2008); Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today (Oxford University Press, 2006)
Contributor, Four Views of Hell (Harper/Zondervan, Forthcoming)
Dr. Thomas Talbott
B.S., Portland State University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
Author, The Inescapable Love of God (Universal, 1999)
Contributor, All Shall Be Well (Cascade, 2011); The Problem of Hell: A Philosophical Anthology (Ashgate, 2010); Universal Salvation? The Contemporary Debate (Paternoster, 2004)