The Bible & The Nations

Speaker(s): Chris Wright, Gordon Fee, Miriam Adeney, Valdir Steuernagel, Kang-San Tan
Date: May 2003
Length: 5:11:48
Product ID: RGDL3305S

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This conference examines the interplay between the authority, translation, reading and interpretation of the Scriptures, with particular reference to language and culture. By drawing on the experience of both Western and non-Western theologians, listeners will be encouraged to think constructively about how the Bible is translated, read, interpreted and lived in distinctive social, religious and cultural contexts. Lectures include:

  • Scripture: An Ancient Text for a Modern World - Gordon Fee
  • God Speaks Portuguese - Valdir Steuernagal
  • The Power of Scriptures in Encountering Buddhist Worldviews - Kang-San Tan
  • Gender. Jihad, and Jesus - Miriam Adeney
  • Drawing Together the Themes of the Conference - Christopher Wright

See All Audio by Chris Wright Gordon Fee Miriam Adeney Valdir Steuernagel Kang-San Tan

Christopher J. H. Wright is the International Ministries Director of Langham Partnership International. Earlier, he was the principal of All Nations Christian College. He is author of numerous books including God's People in God's Land, Knowing Jesus through the Old Testament, Walking in the Ways of the Lord, What's So Unique about Jesus, as well as a commentary on Deuteronomy.

Gordon D. Fee is Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Regent College. Previously he taught at Wheaton College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has served as the general editor of the New International Commentary series, as well as on the NIV revision committee that produced the TNIV. He is the author of commentaries on 1 Corinthians, Philippians and the Pastoral Epistles, as well as books on exegesis, hermeneutics and the Holy Spirit.

Miriam Adeney is Associate Professor of World Christian Studies at Seattle Pacific University. She is author of several books, including Kingdom Without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity, Daughters of Islam: Building Bridges With Muslim Women, and How to Write: A Christian Writer's Guide.

Valdir Steuernagel is a native of southern Brazil and the director of the Centre for Mission and Pastoral Studies in Curitiba, Brazil. Steuernagel also serves as chair of the World Vision International board of directors and is a minister who preaches throughout Latin America. Steuernagel graduated in 1974 from the Theological School of the Evangelical Church of Lutheran Confession in Brazil. Later he earned both his master's and doctoral degrees from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago.

Kang-San Tan has worked with OMF International for the last fifteen years, initially as Home Director in Malaysia, and more recently as Director of Mission Research. His main research interests are in the areas of Asian Theology and Religions (Islam and Buddhism). In 2003, he spent 6 months at Regent College, Vancouver as scholar in residence and lecturer in missions.

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