First Annual Thiselton Lecture in Biblical Interpretation: Wed 5th June 2013

We are delighted to announce the first annual Thiselton Lecture in Biblical Interpretation, named after Revd Professor Canon Anthony Thiselton, former Principal of St John’s and former Professor at the University of Nottingham.

Anthony will be giving the first lecture:
Beyond the Horizon: Pressing issues in biblical interpretation today.’
The programme for the day will be as follows:

10.30  Arrivals

11.00 The Thiselton Lecture

12.00 Plenary discussion

12.45  Lunch

  1.30   Short responses from faculty at St John’s

            a. Issues in interpretation and the field of Biblical Studies

            b. Questions arising for philosophy and ecclesiology

            c. Interpretation and its implications for Christian ministry

  2.30   Plenary discussion and concluding comments

  3.00   Reception

We are very pleased to offer the lecture in conjunction with Bible Society, who are sponsoring the event.

This also functions as the central event for a research day in Biblical Studies for St John’s research students, which will be led by Dr David Firth.

To register for the day, please email Ruth Taylor. There is no charge for attendance, but there will be a modest charge for lunch.

Next year’s lecture will be given by Dr Richard Briggs of the University of Durham, date to be confirmed.

Revd Dr Ian Paul
Lecturer in NT and Practical Theology

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