Date(s) - 04/12/18
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018 11am-12:30pm
Genesis 1 repeatedly says that God saw that his emerging creation was good and then that it was very good. In my lecture I will explore what this goodness (tob) means in its Ancient Near Eastern, Old Testament, and canonical context and its implications for a Christian doctrine of creation and the comprehensive ethical vision evoked by this emphasis. An assessment will be made of the extent to which (Evangelical) Christians are faithful to this vision and what such faithfulness might look like today.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
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|Craig Bartholomew (PhD, Bristol University) is director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics at Tyndale House, Cambridge. He has edited and written many books, most recently Beyond the Modern Age: An Archeology of Contemporary Culture co-authored with the Dutch economist Bob Goudzwaard (IVP, 2017) and Contours of the Kuyperian Tradition: A Systematic Introduction (IVP, 2017).|