2016 Chi Rho Lectures – Carl Holladay

2016 Chi Rho Lectures 
November 11-13

Deepening the Church’s Sensibilities: Reflections on Acts

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Dr. Carl Holladay,

C. H. Candler Professor of New Testament and Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University

 

 

 

Dr. Carl Holladay will be the 2016 Chi Rho Lecturer speaking on Friday evening, November 11 (at Central Lutheran Church), Saturday morning and evening, November 12 (at Northwest Christian University and then again at Central), and Sunday morning, November 13 (between worship services at Central).

Friday, Nov 11, 7:30 pm  at Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St.

      Exploring Acts—The Shape of the Story

 Saturday, Nov. 12, 9:30 am–12:30 pm at Northwest Christian University, Library, Rm 203, 1188 Kincaid

      A Sense of History: Roots and Origins

      A Sense of Inquiry: Searching the Scriptures

Saturday, Nov. 12, 7:30 pm at  Central Lutheran Church

      A Sense of Community: Meals, Meetings, Networks, and Possessions”

 Sunday, Nov. 13, 9:30 am at Central Lutheran Church, Adult Education Hour

      A Sense of Mission: To the End of the Earth


 Carl Holladay’s research focuses on Luke-Acts, Hellenistic Judaism (Judaism in the Greco-Roman world), and Christology. He is the author of seven books, including A Critical Introduction to the New Testament: Interpreting the Message and Meaning of Jesus Christ (Abingdon, 2005), which offers historical context as well as an orientation to religious, theological and ethical issues surrounding Jesus’ message, and is used extensively by seminaries and ministers. Holladay also co-authored Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner’s Handbook (Westminster John Knox, 1st ed., 1982), a widely used introductory text on exegetical methods, theory and practice, now in its third edition. His newest book, ACTS – A Commentary, will be available on September 23.

He has received several prestigious fellowships and professional honors, including a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, a Luce Fellowship, and a Festschrift titled Scripture and Traditions: Essays on Early Judaism and Christianity in Honor of Carl R. Holladay (Brill, 2008).

 If you would like to see a short video with Dr. Holladay, click on this YouTube link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2e8hQOzX0c

See and Download the 2016 Lecture Series Poster Here

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Chi Rho Lectures 2015 – David Ford

 

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The Gospel of John for the Twenty-first Century

These lectures were given by Dr. David Ford on November 13 to 15th, 2015 at Central Lutheran Church and at Northwest Christian University in Eugene, Oregon. For each lecture you can listen to the podcast and view the handout materials (for lectures 1,2, and 3).

 

Lecture 1: Loved (Friday, November 13, 7:30 P.M. at Central Lutheran Church)

Chi Rho Lecture 1 Handout Ford 2015

Lecture 2: Learning to Read the Gospel of John (Saturday, November 14, 9:30 A.M. at Northwest Christian University)

Chi Rho Lecture 2 Handout Ford 2015

Lecture 3: Learning the Live the Gospel of John (Saturday, November 14, 11 A.M. at Northwest Christian University)

Chi Rho Lecture 3 Handout Ford 2015 2015

Lecture 4: The Ongoing Drama – Following Jesus Now (Saturday, November 14, 7:30 P.M. at Central Lutheran Church)

 

Lecture 5: More Love (Sunday, November 15, 9:45 A.M. at Central Lutheran Church)

 

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Previous Chi Rho Speakers

Chi Rho Lecture Series – Speakers 

2015 – David Ford, Daring Spirit, The Gospel of John for the 21st Century

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Listen to David Ford’s lectures from 2015.

 

2014 – Jack Levison, The Holy Spirit You Never Knew
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Listen to Jack Levison’s lectures from 2014.

 

 2012 – Steve Delamarter, The Word Became Flesh and the Flesh Became Word: How Manuscripts Shaped Culture and Culture Shaped Manuscripts

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2011 – Gordon Lathrop, The Four Beasts on Sunday: New Testament Gospels and Christian Worship
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2009 – Amy-Jill Levine, Jesus Between Jews and Christians
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2008 – Carol Newson, Good and Evil: Making Sense of a Senseless World
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 2007 – Mary Jane Haemig, Teaching the Faith in the American West

 2006 – Daniel Falk, Says Who? The Words of God and Human Words
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 2005 – Ched Myers, The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics
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 2004 – Luke Timothy Johnson, Paul the Apostle: Liberator or Oppressor
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 2003 – Marva Dawn, Revelation & the Revelation: Being Christian in Crisis Times

2002 – Pheme Perkins, Raising the Dead: Why Does Easter Matter?

 2001 – Walter Wink, Becoming Human: The Enigma of the Son of Man

 2000 – Marcus Borg, Re-Visioning Christianity: History, Metaphor and Sacrament

 1999 – Walter Burghardt, Christians in a New Millennium

 1998 – Charles Strozier, Christian Fundamentalism and the Apocalyptic in the 1990s

 1997 – Sandra Schneiders, Sacred Scripture and Christian Spirituality

 1996 – James Charlesworth, Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls

 1995 – Dorothee Solle, After the Shoah

 1994 – Phyllis Trible, A Feminist Reads the Bible

 1993 – Brian Wren, Reforming Faith: A Poet’s Exploration

 1992 – Heiko Oberman, The Relevance of the Reformation: The Gospel for Modern Times

 1991 – Raymond Brown, The Passion and Death of Jesus: Issues Historical and Theological

 1990 – Leander Keck, Jesus and Salvation

 1989 – Fred Craddock, Jesus and the Search to Know God

 1988 – Martin Marty, Religious Extremes: Killing and Giving Life

 1987 – Walter Wangerin, A Word to the Bewildered

 1986 – Walter Brueggemann, Coventanting: Speech with Heaven Obedience on Earth

 1985 – Kevin Seasoltz and Don Saliers, Worship Renewal: Symbol and Song

 1984 – Justo Gonzalez and Catherine Gonzalez, Signs of Our Theological Times

 1983 – George Lindbeck and Harry McSorley, Luther in the 20th Century

1982 – Sister Jose Hobday, Full Living Now

1981 – Elizabeth Bettenhausen, Old Creation / New Creation

1980 – George Forell, The Augsburg Confession

1979 – Krister Stendahl, The Church: God’s Laboratory

1978 – Edna & Howard Hong, An Inland Journey: A Pilgrimage of Possibilities of Human Existence

1977 – Joseph Sittler, The Christian Faith & Three Contemporary Issues

1976 – Edmund Stiemle, The Bible as Story and Our Stories

1976 – Martin Marty, Bi-Centennial Celebration (not Chi Rho)

1975 – James Burtness, Understanding the Holy Spirit

1974 – Robert Bertram, Such Authority to Men: A look at the Gospel of Matthew

1973 – James Kallas, Evenings with the Evangelists

1972 – Hagan Staack, An Old Bible for New Man

1971 – William Lazareth, A Theology of Ecology

1970 – George Forell, Christianity in a Pluralistic World