Inaugural Theology Lectures at University of Ulster

Tuesday October 2nd 2007

The Rev Professor Gerald Bray.The Rev Professor Gerald Bray, Director of Research for the Latimer Trust, London and Research Professor of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, will lecture on the Authority of Scripture at the University of Ulster on November 5 and 6.

These inaugural Theology Lectures have been organised by the Church of Ireland at the University of Ulster (Jordanstown and Belfast)

Professor Bray previously served as lecturer in theology and philosophy at Oak Hill College, London, and was visiting fellow at General Theological Seminary, New York.

A prolific author, Dr Bray has written books, including The Doctrine of God in the Contours of Christian Theology series (of which he is also the general editor) and Creeds, Councils, and Christ (CFP).

His book, Biblical Interpretation: Past and Present (IVP), was voted as one of the 10 books every pastor should read.

He has also written three volumes in the Ancient Christian Commentary Series (IVP) and has edited both the Anglican Canons 1529-1947 (Boydell and Brewer) and Tudor Church Reform (Boydell and Brewer) which contains the Henrician Canons of 1535 and the Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum. Dr. Bray is an ordained minister in the Church of England. He is a linguist, historical theologian, Biblical scholar and philosopher.

The lectures take place at the University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast, (beside St Anne’s Cathedral) at 7.30pm on both days. Tea/coffee served from 6.30pm.

On November 5 Prof Bray will speak on Scripture: mere text? And on November 6 his topic is: Scripture: clearly obscure?

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