I recently had the privilege of spending a few days in the Twin Cities area, where I delivered a series of talks on the subject of reading the Bible. The following is the first evening’s talks and subsequent questions and answers.
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On this week’s Mere Fidelity, Matt, Derek, and I discuss the ‘boring’ parts of Scripture: genealogies, numbers, lists of laws, sacrificial rituals, etc. How can we read such parts profitably?
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Since 2013, the Theopolis Institute has been training imaginative, courageous Christian leaders to meet the challenges of our time. We have erected scaffolding for the work of rebuilding the house of God.
And this summer, we are making it easier for you to join this band of dedicated leaders, when we inaugurate our revised Junior Fellows Program.
Theopolis will admit up to thirty men and women as 2019-2020 Junior Fellows. Junior Fellows will meet in Birmingham, Alabama, for a two-week session in July, and regather for a week-long session the following January.
Junior Fellows will learn how to read the Bible, master the fundamentals of liturgy, and engage with critical cultural problems and thinkers. Each day will be punctuated by worship and Psalm-singing.
This transcription of my summary and review of Matthieu Pageau’s book The Language of Creation: Cosmic Symbolism in Genesis was transcribed by Lorraine O’Neal. If you would be interested in her transcription services—for sermons, lectures, talks, or something else—you can contact her here.
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One of my supporters has very kindly transcribed this video, in which I discuss the rationales for different orderings of the books of the Bible. I don’t have time to transcribe my videos myself, so anyone willing to volunteer to transcribe one video every week or fortnight would be greatly appreciated! The transcript is very lightly edited at a few points for the purpose of comprehension.
My recent Davenant Institute lecture on the subject of the significance of textual technologies for our engagement with Scripture has just been posted on Youtube:
I recently enjoyed watching Dr. Christopher Schlect’s highly informative and stimulating lecture in the same series.