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Every Christian Should be An Astronomer

Every Christian Should be An Astronomer

Every Christian Should be An Astronomer

9:30 am to 12:30 pm Saturday, February 25, 2017
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Chapel of the Epiphany

6030 Chancellor Boulevard
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
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“Every Christian Should be An Astronomer:  On the Importance of True and Genuine Science for the Life of Faith’ (Calvin)

In this lecture and seminar Prof. Zachman will explore John Calvin’s understanding of the role of scientific inquiry in theology, biblical interpretation, and piety.


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Prof. Randall Zachman is Professor of Reformation Studies at University of Notre Dame. Zachman’s area of interest is the history of Christian thought from the Reformation period to the present. Zachman is the author of Reconsidering John Calvin (Cambridge University Press, 2012), Image and Word in the Theology of John Calvin (University of Notre Dame Press, 2007), John Calvin as Teacher, Pastor, and Theologian: The Shape of his Writing and Thought (Baker Academic, 2006), and The Assurance of Faith: Conscience in the Theology of Martin Luther and John Calvin (Westminster John Knox Press, 2005) He has co-edited Conciliation and Confession (Notre Dame, 2004), and has edited John Calvin and Roman Catholicism: Critique and Engagement, Then and Now (Baker Academic, 2008). Zachman has published articles in The Journal of Religion, The Scottish Journal of Theology, Calvin Theological Journal, Concordia Theological Journal, as well as chapters in other volumes.

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A Faith Worth Marking: Children’s Ministry

A Faith Worth Marking: Children’s Ministry

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Chapel of the Epiphany

6030 Chancellor Boulevard
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada


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Free Public Lecture – A Faith Worth Making: Understanding the Cultural Nature of Children’s Ministry, and Why it Matters with David Csinos Join Dave Csinos as he explores the intersection of theology, culture, and ministry with young people. Relying on his recent research into children’s theologies and interculturalism, Dave questions common practices and assumptions within . . .


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When Injustice Becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty

When Injustice Becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Monday, July 3, 2017

Chapel of the Epiphany

6030 Chancellor Boulevard
The University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada


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Free Public Lecture: When Injustice Becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty – Theology is Not Exempt with Rev. Dr. Martin Rumscheidt The resistance deeply rooted in Christian discipleship that characterized the church struggles in wartime Germany and Apartheid South Africa will be discussed and serve as ways of illustrating “theology in opposition to politics” in other . . .


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