ESG Lectures 2016 – 9th March – “Why bother with theology?” and “What’s the Bible got to do with theology?”

Dydd Sadwrn 9 Ionawr, 2016

South Wales Baptist College, 1.30-3pm & 3.30-5pm on Wednesday 9th March.

We invite you to join us for this year’s Edwin Stephen Griffiths’ Lectures at the South Wales Baptist College. This year our guest lecturer is the Revd Dr Stephen R. Holmes, Senior Lecturer in Theology in the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews.

Lecture 1 – Why bother with theology?
Lecture 2 – What’s the Bible got to do with theology?

Alongside his teaching and writing Steve is well known to Baptist audiences as a speaker at conferences such as Catalyst Live. He is involved in the work of the Bible Society and chairs the Theology and Public Policy Advisory Commission for the Evangelical Alliance

His publications include:

God of Grace and God of Glory: An Account of the Theology of Jonathan Edwards (Edinburgh and Grand Rapids, MI: T&T Clark and Eerdmans, 2000)
Listening to the Past: The Place of Tradition in Theology (Carlisle and Grand Rapids, MI: Paternoster Press and Baker Academic, 2002).
The Person of Christ (ed. with Murray Rae) (T&T Clark International, 2005)
The Use of the Bible in Pastoral Practice: A Reader (ed., with Paul Ballard) (DLT; 2005).
The Wondrous Cross: Atonement and Penal Substitution in the Bible and History (Paternoster, 2007)
What are we waiting for? Christian hope and contemporary culture (ed. with Russell Rook) (Paternoster, 2008)
Public Theology in Cultural Engagement (Paternoster, 2008)
The Holy Trinity (Paternoster/ IVP USA, 2012)
Baptist Theology (T & T Clark, 2012)

The Edwin Stephen Griffiths’ Lectures will be held in the main Lecture Hall at the South Wales Baptist College, 54 Richmond Road, Cardiff. CF24 3UR.

Admission is free – and we very much hope that you will be able to join us for these lectures which will stimulate your thinking about the importance of doing theology and about the place of the Bible in the process of thinking theologically.

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