Monday, December 12, 2011

The Next Frontier

Michael Jinkins
President and Professor of Theology

Stated Meeting of the Mid-Kentucky Presbytery
November 14, 2011
Luke 4:14-20; 10:1-2

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

President Michael Jinkins addresses the question of clergy shortage and invites us to reflect on our “loss of confidence in the church regarding the gospel of Jesus Christ and to identify our loss of confidence in the church for what it is. …Do we still have confidence in the power of God to seek and to save, to liberate, and to raise from death to new life?” Listen to the sermon. Read the sermon in PDF.

The Resources and Challenges for Constructing a Hindu Theology of Liberation

Anant Rambachan
Professor of Religion, St. Olaf College

October 20, 2011
Edwards Lecture

Rambachan has been involved in the field of interreligious relations and dialogue for more than twenty-five years, as a Hindu participant and analyst.  Listen to the lecture.

Friday, December 9, 2011

The Hospitality of Receiving: Rethinking Mission and Conversion in an Interreligious Age

John Thatamanil
Associate Professor of Theology and World Religions, Union Theological Seminary (New York)

Presler Lecture

October 20, 2011

Thatamanil believes that “tying together diverse interests is a basic commitment to a deeply metaphysical form of philosophical theology which he takes to be essential for any Christian theology that seeks to be in conversation with non-Christian religious traditions.” Listen to the lecture.