School of Theology 2017: Celebrating the Reformation

This year’s School of Theology sees members of the Faculty joined by visiting scholars as we celebrate the legacy of the Reformation and its significance 500 years on.

Speakers: See program below.

When: Wednesday 13 September 8:50 – 15:30

Thursday 14 September 9:15 – 15:30

Where: Moore College, 1 King Street, Newtown, NSW 2042

Who: The lectures are open to all students and the general public.

Registration: online here.

School of Theology 2017 Program: Celebrating the Reformation


Day 1 – Wednesday 13 September – Important Players

8:50     Registration and Coffee

9:05     Welcome and Prayer

9:10     Why the Reformation Still Matters – Gerald Bray

9:40     Philip Melanchthon: The Humanist Whose Loci Communes Systematised Lutheran Theology – Dean Zweck

10:40   Morning Tea

11:10   Salvation Accomplished: Heinrich Bullinger on the Gospel – Martin Foord

12:10   Lunch

13:30     Thomas Cranmer: The Reformation in Liturgy – Tim Patrick

14:30     Katherine Zell: The Varied Ministries of One Reformation Woman – Jane Tooher

15:30     Adjourn


Day 2 – Thursday 14 September – Theology and Legacy

9:15     Coffee

9:30     Scripture: Its Nature and Purpose According to the Reformers – Mark Thompson

10:30   BOOK LAUNCH – Celebrating the Reformation

10:40   Morning Tea

11:10   The Reformation a Century Later: Did the Reformation Get Lost Two Generations Later? – Andrew Leslie

OR Semper Reformanda: The Revivalists and the Reformers – Rhys Bezzant

12:10   Lunch

13:30     The Reformation: A Victorian View – Ed Loane

OR Always Reforming? Reformation and Revolution in the Age of Romance – David Höhne

14:30     Discipleship in All of Life: The Reformers and Christian Ethics – Andrew Bain

15:30     Close

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