Christian Thought and Culture II (2013)

Speaker(s): Bruce Guenther, Bruce Hindmarsh, Christine Jones, Craig Gay, Diane Stinton, Edwin Hui, Iain Provan, John Stackhouse, Loren Wilkinson, Mariam Kamell, Paul Teel, Paul Williams
Date: Winter 2013
Length: 14h 58min
Product ID: RGDL4303S

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Along with Christian Thought and Culture I, this course is intended to provide an historical,theological and cultural complement to Old Testament and New Testament Foundations. The course is organized around the ancient confession that Jesus is Lord, a statement that lays claim to all of human thought and activity, public as well as private, to all of history, and indeed to the entire created world. It is an affirmation that has fundamental implications for Christian mission - for questions of meaning and identity, freedom and authority, politics and cultural purpose. Lectures include:

  • Lord of Vocation: The Magisterial Reformation and the Affirmation of Worldly Existence - John Stackhouse
  • Lord of Community: The Radical Reformation and the Re-Definition of "Church" and "Society" - Bruce Guenther
  • The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative in the Modern Era - Iain Provan
  • Lord of the Heart: The Rise of Evangelicalism - Bruce Hindmarsh
  • Lord of the Sciences: Christianity and the Modern World - Paul Williams
  • Lord of the Longing: Romantic Visions in Literature - Loren Wilkinson
  • Lord of the Cosmos: Creation and Evolution - Paul Teel
  • Lord of All Truth: Christian Faith and the Masters of Suspicion of Religion - Craig Gay
  • Lord of Humanity: Vatican II and Catholic Responses to Modernity - Christine Jones
  • Lord of the Nations: The Missionary Movement and the Discovery of Christ - Diane Stinton
  • Lord of the Body, Part II: Sexuality in the 21st Century - Mariam (Kamell) Kovalishyn
  • Lord of Creation: Technology and the Human Future - Edwin Hui


See All Audio by Bruce Guenther Bruce Hindmarsh Christine Jones Craig Gay Diane Stinton Edwin Hui Iain Provan Loren Wilkinson Mariam Kamell Paul Teel Paul Williams

Bruce Guenther is Associate Professor of Church History and Mennonite Studies at the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary part of ACTS on the TWU campus. B.A. (Providence College); M.C.S. (Regent College); Ph.D (McGill).

Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. He also serves as the President of the American Society of Church History. He is author of John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition: Between the Conversion of Wesley and Wilberforce and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative, and his articles have appeared in Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

Christine Jones is President of Redeemer Pacific College in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. She also serves as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Humanities at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Craig Gay is Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Regent College. He also serves as the editor for Crux, a quarterly journal of Christian thought and opinion published by faculty and alumni of Regent College. He is author of Dialogue, Catalogue and Monologue, Cash Values: The Value of Money the Nature of Worth, The Way of the (Modern) World, and With Liberty and Justice for Whom?. He has been published in Christian Scholar's Review, American Journal of Sociology, Crux, and Markets & Morality, and he is the co-editor (with C. Peter Molloy) of The Way of Truth in the Present Age.

Diane Stinton is Associate Professor of Mission Studies and Dean of Students at Regent College. She specializes in the study of world Christianity, particularly in theological developments in the global South. She has taught theology for many years in Kenya, where she helped launch two new programs: an MTh in African Christianity at Daystar University, and an MTh in World Christianity at the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST). She is the author of Jesus of Africa: Voices of Contemporary Christology and the editor of African Theology on the Way: Current Conversations.

Edwin C. Huiis Professor of Bioethics and Christianity and Chinese Culture at Regent College and Dean of Regent's Chinese Studies program. Hui is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Regent Theological Review, which has published two volumes each year in China since 2004. Previously he worked as a clinician/scientist for ten years and held the position of Vice Chief-of-Staff of Lakewood Hospital in Los Angeles. Between 2003 and 2011, he was seconded to the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Medicine as Professor of Medical Ethics. He is the author of At the Beginning of Life: Dilemmas in Theological Bioethics and Questions Of Right And Wrong: The Proceedings of the 1993 Bioethics Conference.

Iain W. Provan is the E. Marshall Shepherd Professor of Biblical Studies (Old Testament) at Regent College. He has previously taught at King's College London, the University of Wales, and the University of Edinburgh. He is author of Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters, Convenient Myths: The Axial Age, Dark Green Religion, and the World that Never Was, commentaries on 1 & 2 Kings, Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs, and Lamentations, and co-author (with V. Phillips Long and Tremper Longman III) of A Biblical History of Israel. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge.

John G. Stackhouse, Jr. is the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of Faculty Development at Crandall University in New Brunswick. Prior to this, he was the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College. He serves as an advisory editor at Christianity Today, a contributing editor at Books & Culture, and a columnist for Faith Today. He is the author of eight books, including Need to Know: Vocation as the Heart of Christian Epistemology, Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World, and Can God be Trusted?: Faith and the Challenge of Evil, as well as the co-author, editor, and co-editor of seven more. His articles have been featured in many publications, including The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Atlantic, Time, and Reader's Digest.

Loren E. Wilkinson is retired as Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies & Philosophy at Regent College. Previously he served as Associate Professor in the Department of English at Seattle Pacific College and Fellow at the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship. He is editor of Earthkeeping in the Nineties: Stewardship of Creation, and co-wrote Caring for Creation in Your Own Backyard with his wife, Mary Ruth.

Mariam J. Kamell is Assistant Professor of New Testament at Regent College after previously serving as Postdoctoral Fellow for three years. She is co-author (with Craig L. Blomberg and Clinton E. Arnold) of Zondervan's exegetical commentary on James.

Paul Teel: no biographic information available

Paul Williams is Research Professor of Marketplace Theology & Leadershipnat Regent College. Previously, he was Chief Economist and Head of International Research for DTZ Holdings, an international real estate consulting and investment banking group headquartered in London, UK.

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