Justification Lectures tomorrow and Saturday

I will be the G. Arthur Keough Lecturer in the Department of Religion at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, MD, on Friday and Saturday, March 18-19. The topic is “Reimagining Justification According to St. Paul”:

7 p.m. Friday: “The End of Justification as We Know It”
respondent: Fr. Frank Matera, Catholic University

10 a.m. Saturday: “Justification as Resurrection from the Dead”

3:30. p.m. Saturday: “Justification and Justice”
respondent: Dr. Stephen Fowl, Loyola University

If you are in or near D.C., come on out!

3 Responses to “Justification Lectures tomorrow and Saturday”

  1. Kelly says:

    Dr. Gorman,

    I am reading Inhabiting the Cruciform God and have a quick question. When you lecture on these topics, how do people typically respond to your arguments concerning kenosis, justification and theosis? It seems to me that most Christians have denominational stances on justification force-fed to them, and that few have any interest in becoming like God–especially if self-emptying and self-crucifixion is involved.

    So far, I agree with what you’ve written, but in a Purpose-Driven Life kind of Christian milieu where spirituality is sought for personal benefit, how do most non-scholarish Christians receive your work?

    Thank you for digging into what I believe is essential to discipleship and spiritual transformation,

    Kelly Hahn

  2. Wayne Ennis says:

    Hi Michael, love the blog and your contribution to my biblical and theological thinking. Will we be able to download your lectures? Wayne Ennis

  3. MJG says:

    Hi, Wayne, and thanks. I need to check with the university to see if they’re putting them online.

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