Regent College: Free public lectures!
by Danielle Martell
This July, Regent College is again hosting a number of free evening public lectures that you will not want to miss! Many visiting scholars from around the world will be speaking at Regent.
In addition to the Public Lectures, this month the college is also opening their doors to a free public book launch by Dr. Dean Pinter. On Friday, July 5, he will be presenting The Story of God Bible Commentary: Acts (Zondervan Academic, 2019), which will be introduced by Dr. Cherith Fee-Nordling. Afterwards, the Regent College Bookstore will host a book signing.
As for this month’s list of public lectures, you will want to mark your calendar with several of these inviting topics:
• Dr. John Walton, Monday, July 8, 7:30 pm, Lost World of the Israelite Conquest
• Dr. James Houston, Wednesday, July 10, 7:30 pm, The Distinctive of Christian Emotions
• Andy Crouch, Monday, July 15, 7:30 pm, Putting Technology in its Proper Place
• Barbara Armacost, Wednesday, July 17, 7:30 pm, Justice, Advocacy, and the Redemptive Power of Law: Are We Asking Law to Do too Much (or too Little) in a Broken World?
• Dr. N.T. Wright, Wednesday, July 24, 7:30 pm at Westside Church, Jesus in Space, Time, and History: Natural Theology & the Challenge of Talking about God
• Malcolm Guite, Monday, July 29, 7:30 pm, Ordinary Saints
• Susan S. Phillips, Wednesday, July 31, 7:30 pm, Walking the Spiritual Exercises: Praying with Scripture on the Pilgrim Trail
• Bethany Sollereder, Thursday, August 1, 12:30-1:30 pm, Regent College, Room 100, God, Evolution, and Animal Suffering: Theodicy without a Fall
Unless otherwise noted, all lectures take place from 7:30-9 pm in the Regent College Chapel which is located at 5800 University Blvd. in Vancouver on the UBC campus. Tickets are required for the public lecture with N.T. Wright since space is limited. Currently this free event is full. However, you may add your name to the wait list by following this link: www.regent-college.edu/lifelong-learning/public-lectures and then clicking on the N.T. Wright subject title and selecting ‘Tickets.’ The lecture will be held at Westside Church, 777 Homer Street, Vancouver. For those who cannot make it in person, you can view the lecture via livestream on YouTube.
As for the other public lectures, remember to show up early to get good parking and seating, since they tend to fill up quickly. Enjoy!