Regent College Convocation Weekend 2011

Speaker(s): Craig Gay, Iain Provan, Patti Towler, Paul Williams, Rikk Watts, Rod Wilson, Ross Hastings, Sarah Williams
Date: April 29-30, 2011
Length: 3h40min
Product ID: RGDL4107S

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This is series of lectures given as part of Regent College Convocation & Open House Weekend 2011. Lectures include:

  1. Sarah Williams - Charge to Graduates: Loving Knowledge
  2. Rod Wilson - Welcome and a Brief History of Regent
  3. Ross Hastings - When Can We Know We are Saved? Answers From Edwards, Barth, and N.T. Wright
  4. Paul Williams - Curing Capitalism: Can We Avoid Another Crisis?
  5. Craig Gay - After Post-Modernity... What?
  6. Rikk Watts - Paul, Jesus, and Following the Rock (1 Cor. 1:10): Why Guessing and God Do Not Go Together
  7. Iain Provan - What's the Use of Old Testament Studies Anyway?
  8. Patti Towler - Regent College Inn

See All Audio by Craig Gay Iain Provan Patti Towler Paul Williams Rikk Watts Rod Wilson Ross Hastings Sarah Williams

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.

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.

Patti Towler BA (University of King's College), LLB (Dalhousie University), LLM (University of San Diego), DipCS (Regent College). Patti Towler is the Vice President of External Relations for Regent College and a former Vancouver lawyer and mediator, who has lectured extensively in the areas of Christians in the workplace, dispute resolution skills for church leaders, and legal issues affecting religious organizations. She has recently produced a DVD on the subject of mentoring, and is a strong believer in fostering inter-generational relationships in the church.

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.

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.

Rod Wilson is former President and Professor of Counselling and Psychology at Regent College. He is the author of Counseling and Community and How Do I Help a Hurting Friend?, as well as the co-author of Exploring Your Anger and Helping Angry People.

Ross Hastings is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Regent College. Previously, he served as the Senior Pastor at Peace Portal Alliance Church in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of Missional God, Missional Church: Hope for Re-evangelizing the West.

Sarah Williams is Research Professor of Church History at Regent College. Previously, she held research and teaching positions at the University of Birmingham, Harris Manchester College at Oxford, and Lincoln College at Oxford. She is author of Religious Belief and Popular Culture, The Shaming of the Strong, and co-author of Redefining Christian Britain. She has written a number of articles and reviews for academic journals such as Past and Present, The Urban History Yearbook, The Journal of Victorian Culture, The Journal of the Oral History Society, Archives De Sciences Sociales Des Religions, and The Journal of Nineteenth Century Studies. She has contributed to European Religion in the Age of Great Cities (Hugh McLeod ed.), and worked on a collaborative research project that was published as Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800-1940.

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