Steve Jobs, Jonny Ive, and the Gospel: Reading Mark with Leading Edge Designers

Speaker(s): Rikk Watts
Date: Summer 2017
Length: 1h 10m
Product ID: RGDL4702X

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Cultural historians, especially those immersed in the study of antiquity (e.g. Judge, Hurtado, Rowe), have increasingly recognized the gospel's contribution to the development of the modern world. An aspect of this contribution that remains under-appreciated is how fundamentally the gospel prepared the way for the modern world's capacity for genuinely transformative invention. This lecture will examine the first gospel's profound contribution to the discourse of design, invention, and ultimately the promise of genuine transformation. It will conclude with suggestions of what we can do about it.

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Rikk E. Watts is Professor of New Testament at Regent College. Previously, he served as an instructor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Wycliffe Hall at Oxford University, La Trobe University, and the Bible College of Victoria (now the Melbourne School of Theology). He is author of Isaiah's New Exodus in Mark, as well as a founding member of On Being, an Australian Christian magazine.

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