Athens and Jerusalem: Philosophy and History Informing Christian Theology, A Dialogue

Speaker(s): Hans Boersma, Rikk Watts
Date: April 9, 2009
Length: 2:11:20
Product ID: RGDL3902G

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Hans Boersma and Rikk Watts take to the podium for the first time to discuss, debate, and expoound upon questions such as these: What is the relationship between scripture and tradition? What about the creeds and Fathers? Does Christian Theology need the Platonic tradition? What is the role of history in theology?

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Hans Boersma is the J. I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College. He is the author of several books, including Violence, Hospitality and the Cross: Reappropriating the Atonement Tradition, Nouvelle Theologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery, Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry, and Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach.

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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