gospel

Consuming the Gospel

In a world of conspicuous consumption the gospel is sometimes cast as the antithesis of a consuming society. Dr Colin Greene is a theologian who has for many years been at the forefront of research into gospel and culture. In this lecture he will consider what the Christian gospel has to say to 21st century consumerism and whether there might not be points of contact between the two. Colin lectures at Sarum College where he is the Programme Leader, for the MA in Theology, Imagination…

0
Read More

Why translate the Bible ?

 Human language is a very fascinating thing. We use it to pass on information, to express our deepest emotions, to pray, to praise, to encourage and, sadly, sometimes to denigrate. The conduit for all these is language, spoken and written. Language defines who we are, preselects our friends, links us with our heritage and sets our expectations. Not only do we shape language, language shapes us. Different languages can make a dramatic difference to our understanding of a particular event…

0
Read More

Holy and acceptable…

Dr Keith Lamdin asks what gospel truth looks like in the post-modern world. How can our message be both holy and true to the witness of the church through the ages but still accessible and acceptable to the world around us. In a world with no absolutes how can we proclaim a unique message of truth for that world? Has traditional evangelism had its day or should we be going ‘back to basics’? Keith Lamdin retired this summer as Principal of…

0
Read More

The Virtual Gospel

Will Howard believes that the church must gain a much better understanding of how social media shapes the way that much of society aged 35 and below now thinks of itself and interacts. Social media changes the way we think of ourselves and one another. The Christian gospel is fundamentally relational and unless we understand how relationships work in this virtual world we will struggle to share our good news. We are often warned that it is the younger generation…

0
Read More

Gospel Truth – Message and Medium

Dr Elaine Storkey explores how the media adopted by society for spreading news and information interact with the message itself. How much does the medium we choose to present the gospel affect the gospel message itself? In the last sixty years the way in which society spreads news has changed beyond all recognition. Television, Radio and most recently the Internet have transformed the way we spread news. But have the transformed the news we spread as well? Elain Storkey is a…

0
Read More
Forthcoming Events
  1. Incarnation

    Monday, 12 February, 2018 @ 19:30 - 21:00
  2. NT Greek in a Week

    Monday, 23 July, 2018 @ 09:30 - Saturday, 28 July, 2018 @ 15:30
  3. Beginning Biblical Hebrew

    Monday, 13 August, 2018 @ 09:30 - Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 @ 15:30