About the Seminary
History of North Park Theological Seminary
For more than 100 years, North Park Theological Seminary has played a crucial role in instructing students in the tradition of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Founded by Swedish Lutheran pietists, and shaped by many movements within evangelicalism, North Park's ecumenical vision has made it an institution where students from a wide variety of denominations feel welcome.
Symposium on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture
Each fall, North Park Theological Seminary hosts the international Symposium on the Theological Interpretation of Scripture, featuring prominent scholars from around the world. The Symposium provides a forum for interdisciplinary theology from a biblical perspective for the benefit of the Church. The 2012 Symposium, discussing the topic of family, is scheduled for September 27–29, 2012.
Symposium papers are published by Wipf and Stock as the yearly journal EX AUDITU An International Journal for the Theological Interpretation of Scripture. Professor Klyne Snodgrass serves as coordinator of the Symposium, and as editor of the journal, with Professor Stephen Chester and Christopher Spinks of Wipf and Stock serving as associate editors.
North Park Theological Seminary is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about our accreditations and affiliations.