Jesus in History

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 In a bid to highlight the divinity of Jesus, the writers of the gospel avoided attributes of Jesus’ humanity. And because their writings are treated as biographical accounts, instead of theological interpretation, their audiences are often misled about Jesus in history. For example, Jesus is presented as being led by the …

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Today @ Healingsprings fellowship

Two Schools of Thought: making sense of the Book of Exodus The view of the contributors of the body of work we refer to as the Bible is different from ours. So, contrary to the simplistic tradition of just following the leading of the ‘Holy Spirit’, or fasting and praying earnestly for revelation; in order …

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Today’s Seminar

In his seminal work, Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate, Boyer argues for a holistic model to scholarship. A concept he describes as the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). For Boyer, scholarship should encompass: the scholarship of discovery (research); the scholarship of integration (multidisciplinary work); the scholarship of application (reflective practice); and the scholarship …

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Moses

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The key principle the Elders were trying to convey in their redaction of the oppression and deliverance of the Israelites from Egypt is centred around identity and nationhood. Moses was primarily concerned about the welfare, safety and security of his people; even though in the long run other slaves benefited from …

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On the Problem of the Infallibility of the Bible, and a Way Forward

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 This short essay aims to highlight the challenges of the notion of infallibility and conclude with recommendations on how we can use faith as a platform to engage, challenge, build and transform the psyche of people in the 21st century. The text we know today as the Bible is a library …

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