Bruce McCormack Lectures

January 2011 will witness Professor Bruce McCormack give the Croall Lectures (in the Martin Hall at New College) on the theme ‘Abandoned by God: The Death of Christ in Systematic, Historical, and Exegetical Perspective’. The titles are:

  • 17th January – Penal Substitution: Its Problems and Its Promise
  • 18th January – The Cry of Dereliction: The Strange Fate of Jesus in the New Testament
  • 20th January – The Incarnation as Saving Event: Theories Which Order the Work of Christ to a Metaphysical Conception of His Person
  • 24th January – Let Justice and Peace Reign: Theories Which Fail to Integrate the Person and Work of Christ
  • 25th January – After Metaphysics: Theories Which Order the Person of Christ to His Work
  • 27th January – The Lord of Glory was Crucified: Reformed Kenoticism and Death in God.

And later in the year (September 27 – October 4, 2011), Professor McCormack will also be giving the Kantzer Lectures on the theme ‘The God Who Graciously Elects: Six Lectures on the Doctrine of Election’.

Any who have been so priviledged to have heard Bruce lecture before can anticipate a real feast.

10 comments

  1. How can a poor boy living in Oban attend these lectures? Is there cheap boarding? I might just have to bring a tent and hope for the best…that’s how much I would like to go!

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  2. Ah. The ol’ Castle Rock Hostel. I stayed there back in ’99. Many an hour, and many a pint, and many a jig, at Finnegan’s Wake helped me get to sleep at the Castle Rock Hostel too. I found that dancing in this wee city drinking hole where you knew no one (or thought you didn’t) birthed a wonderful freedom, and some interesting moves, on the dance floor. Something to keep in mind as you unwind from Bruce’s lectures.

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  3. Sounds great, our friend Darren had shared this too (although not the detail, as I recall); thanks, Jason.

    I too wonder if this will be recorded and made available, does anyone know (Jason)?

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