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Forum Transcripts On Line:
Malcolm Tolbert 1
Malcolm Tolbert 2
Walter Shurden
Terry York 1
Terry York 2

 

On Not Checking Your Brain
at the Church Door:
The First Stagg-Tolbert Forum

Frank Stagg and Malcolm Tolbert:
Two Louisiana Treasures


Remembering Malcolm Tolbert


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



The Stagg-Tolbert Forum for Biblical Studies

is a state event held in the autumn.

The Forum is an event designed to make excellence in biblical scholarship accessible to the lay person. Named in honor of two renowned Louisiana Baptist biblical scholars, Dr. Frank Stagg and Dr. Malcolm Tolbert, the Forum was first held in 2004 with Dr. Tolbert as the inaugural speaker. Fisher H. Humphries followed in 2005, Al Staggs in 2006, Bill Coates in 2007, Walter Shurden in 2008, Colleen Burroughs in 2009, Terry York in 2010, Bill Leonard in 2011,
Molly Marshall in 2012, Sarah Jackson Shelton in 2013, Burt Burleson in 2014 and Rachel Held Evans in 2015.

Forum 2016
featured Joe Phelps

Joe Phelps 

The 2016 Stagg Tolbert Lecture Series featured Dr. Joseph Phelps, Pastor of the Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Phelps spoke on "More Light, Less Heat: How a Community of Faith Deals Redemptively with Conflict," a topic with which he is most familiar, as evidenced by his book on the subject.

Rachel Held Evans speaks in New Orleans  
Rachel Held Evans was 2015 Forum Speaker


Why I am . . . Baptist !?!
Dr. Burt Burleson, Baylor University Chaplain
gave the 2014 Stagg-Tolbert lectures


Read Dr. Burleson's transcript:
On Being A Moderate Baptist

 

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Sarah Jackson Shelton 2013 Forum Speaker

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Dr. Molly Marshall was the 2012 Forum speaker.

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Bill Leonard, 2011 Forum Speaker

Dr. Terry York's 2010 topic was "Render to Caesar, Render to God." Transcripts of his presentation are here.

Transcripts and audio versions of Dr. Malcolm Tolbert's presentations at the initial series are given below:
Lecture 1 - The Problem of the Old Testament (transcript)

Lecture 2 - Genesis 1: Science or Fiction (transcript)

Walter Shurden - Flight of the Dove, Ascent of the Mountain

Malcolm Tolbert at 2009 Forum
Dr. Malcolm Tolbert, center, Inaugural Forum Speaker

 

 

Burt Burleson
Dr Burt Burleson at 2014 Forum.

Colleen Burroughs at 2009 Forum
Colleen Burroughs, 2009 Forum Speaker

 

Terry York , left, at Forum 2010
Terry York, left, 2010 Forum Speaker