Scripture and Church Seminar

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The Scripture and Church Seminar explores the implications of Scripture for the terrain that is normally referred to as practical theology. Its particular purpose is to promote rigorous and faithful biblical scholarship for ecclesial contexts and to forge bonds among scholars so motivated. For more information, contact Bill DeJong (billdejo@gmail.com) or see the Kirby Laing Centre Scripture Collective website (https://kirbylaingcentre.co.uk/scripture-collective/).

Scripture and Church Seminar 
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
11/18/2022
Room TBD
The Scripture and Church Seminar explores the implications of Scripture for the terrain that is normally referred to as practical theology. Its particular purpose is to promote rigorous and faithful biblical scholarship for ecclesial contexts and to forge bonds among scholars so motivated. The Scripture and Church Seminar looks forward to its November 2022 meeting, which will consist of invited papers devoted to the exploration of “Reading the Bible in our Global Context.” For more information, contact Bill DeJong (billdejo@gmail.com).

Bill DeJong, Redeemer University College, Welcome (5 min)

Opening Liturgy

Susan Bubbers, The Center for Anglican Theology, Presiding (5 min)

Havilah Dharamraj, South Asia Inst. for Advanced Christian Studies
Reading the Bible with the South Asian Church (20 min)

Riad Kassis, Langham Scholars
Reading the Bible with the Arabic Church (20 min)

Break (10 min)

Xiaxia Xue, China Graduate School of Theology
Reading the Bible with the East Asian Church (20 min)

Jacob Onyumbe Wenyi, Roman Catholic Diocese of Tshumbe (D. R. Congo)
Reading the Bible with the African Church (20 min)

Roundtable Discussion (20 min)

Discussion (20 min)

Closing Liturgy

Susan Bubbers, The Center for Anglican Theology, Presiding (5 min)

Announcements/Conclusion

Bill DeJong, Redeemer University College, Presiding (5 min)