Forming a Christian Mind 2018

Forming a Christian Mind (FACM) explores how the Christian faith interacts with personal and academic development. It aims to help postgraduates and post-docs to develop their capacity to think biblically about their discipline and address the tensions between secular and Christian perspectives on their subject, both in the university and in wider society. It is open to academics across the sciences, arts and humanities, demonstrating how Christian worldview is vital to every area of study.

FACM is a movement in Cambridge constituting a partnership between the Jubilee Centre, Christian Heritage, and KLICE and generous involvement from other local ministries including the Christian Graduate Society and UCCF.

The event is primarily for postgraduates, post-docs and junior academics; however anyone who is pursuing an academic career in other ways is welcome.

Date: Saturday 17th November 2018

Venue: St Johns Old Divinity School, St John’s Lane, Cambridge

Theme: Revelation and Reality: The Bible and Scholarship

Speakers: Dr Chris Wright, Prof Jonathan Burnside and Andrew Fellows

The Talks:

Full Programme:

09.30 Arrival and registration

10.00 Welcome and opening remarks by

Tim Laurence, KLICE Research Associate and UCCF Research Fellow

10.15 Plenary lecture and discussion:

Re-awakening the biblical mind with Andrew Fellows, Christian Heritage, Cambridge

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Plenary lecture and discussion:

Retrieving the biblical meta-narrative with Dr Chris Wright, Langham Partnership, London

12.45 Lunch break – please bring your own (in the Round Church)

14.00 Plenary lecture and discussion:

Rediscovering OT ethics in the modern world with Dr Chris Wright

15.15 Small Groups

16.00 Case Study:

Re-envisioning Law in the light of Scripture with Dr Jonathan Burnside, Bristol University

17.15 Call to Action

17.30  Depart

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December, 2018

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