Seriously Literal Interpretation? The 2017 Laing Lecture
February 13, 2017
Professor Ian Provan, the Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College in Vancouver, and author with SPCK of Discovering Genesis: Content, interpretation, reception; will give the 2017 Laing Lecture. Titled Seriously Literal Interpretation: The Reformation and the Right Reading of Scripture, this lecture builds on Professor Provan’s important work on hermeneutics and historical theology, timely and vital in this the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
The invitation continues from the LST website:
You are very welcome to join us for the lecture which will take place: Monday 13th February 2017 at 19:30 in Emmanuel Church, Northwood.
In addition, Professor Provan will be speaking in LST Chapel on Tuesday, 14th February at 11:10 am, and give the traditional LST Academic Laing Lecture on Tuesday 14th February at 16:00 at LST. The Academic Lecture title is “On Bringing Home the Bacons: Reflections on Science, Faith, and Scripture”.
As the UK’s Leading Christian Publisher, SPCK is committed to publishing the books and resources needed by the whole Church. This includes timely and thoughtful academic books. The ‘Discovering’ series of commentaries demonstrates that commitment. In addition to our Facebook page and main Twitter account, SPCK presently operates two distinct Twitter accounts: @SPCKForChurches and @SPCKAcademic. The latter will be live-tweeting the 2017 Laing Lecture – so do follow us if you can’t make it to Northwood on the 13th.