Prominent scholars in areas of church history, ancient languages and Biblical studies shared their knowledge.

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Brad Jersak (PhD Theology) is Editor in Chief of CWR Magazine and teaches New Testament and Theology at St. Stephen's University (New Brunswick). He is author of Her Gates Will Never Be Shut and A More Christlike God.

David Konstan is Professor of Classics at New York University and Professor Emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature at Brown University.  He is the co-author of Terms for Eternity: Aiônios and Aïdios in Classical and Christian Texts.  Konstan is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an honorary fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Thomas Talbott is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Willamette University, and author of The Inescapable Love of God, lead contributor to Universal Salvation? The Current Debate, and wrote the entry on universalism for The Oxford Handbook on Eschatology.

Peter Hiett is the Lead Pastor of The Sanctuary in Denver, CO, author of The History of Time and the Genesis of You and God and His Sexy Body: The Story of Adam and His Bride. Peter is a husband, father of four, and graduate of Fuller Seminary. His messages and writings can be accessed at

W. Scott Axford, MDiv Harvard Divinity School, is the 19th Pastor of the First Universalist Church in Providence, RI – a Christian congregation affirming the Apostles and Nicene Creeds, and Chairman of the Universalist Church of RI and Faith & Order Commission, National Council of Churches.

George W. Sarris, MDiv Gordon-Conwell Seminary, is a popular author, speaker and performer who has spent a lifetime addressing Biblical and family issues throughout the US.  He is the narrator of  Zondervan's 2011 revision of The Holy Bible NIV  featured on, and author of the award winning book, Heaven’s Doors . . . Wider Than You Ever Believed! 

“As in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive”  I Corinthians 15:22