Loading Events
Find Events

Past Events

Events List Navigation

September 2017

Dr Casey Strine: Migration and Exile then and now

September 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Dr Strine will explore what both the Old Testament and New Testament say about migration, developing the insight that a massive number of biblical texts are written by migrants to other migrants about migration. By recognising this feature, analysing what these texts say about migration, and thinking carefully about how this compares to contemporary experiences, Strine will outline a biblical basis for responding to the current debates about migrants and migration policy in the United Kingdom.

Find out more »
October 2017

Dr Graham Tomlin: The Wisdom Literature part 1

October 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mowbray Community Church, Westmoreland Street
Harrogate, HG1 5AT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

First of two in-depth sessions on the so-called wisdom literature of the Hebrew Scriptures (our Old Testament) which lays foundations for much of Judeo-Christian reflection through the ages and is still influential today, although often unacknowledged by secular thinkers. This is an important part of the Bible Jesus and Paul used and without which we cannot begin to appreciate the full impact of the New Testament.

Find out more »
November 2017

Revd David Runcorn: The road to growth less travelled – spiritual paths in a missionary church

November 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
+ Google Map

We are in unfamiliar country. A faith urgently needs to seek new ways of being present to a culture adrift from any spiritual roots and unable to recognise its loss. We will be exploring, experimenting and in conflict for the foreseeable future. ‘We do not see what we shall become’ (1 John 3.2). This is both exciting and disorientating. How individuals and communities are to live and pray faithfully through such times needs much wisdom. Jesus describes his way of…

Find out more »
December 2017

Dr Graham Tomlin: The Wisdom Literature part 2

December 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mowbray Community Church, Westmoreland Street
Harrogate, HG1 5AT United Kingdom

Second of two in-depth sessions on the so-called wisdom literature of the Hebrew Scriptures (our Old Testament) which lays foundations for much of Judeo-Christian reflection through the ages and is still influential today, although often unacknowledged by secular thinkers. This is an important part of the Bible Jesus and Paul used and without which we cannot begin to appreciate the full impact of the New Testament.

Find out more »
+ Export Events