Tag Archives: Thomas F. Torrance

Torrance updates, 2022

On this page I’ll post Torrance updates as they happen for 2022. Here are some videos in reverse chronological order; a few other links or videos will be added later. Cf. Torrance updates for 2021. May 2022: Announcing The Thomas … Continue reading

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14 books on a deserted island

Russell Moore asked what 12 books I would want with me if I were stranded on a deserted island for the rest of my life. I couldn’t do it. For me, 14 is the minimum! So here are my 12 … Continue reading

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Torrance updates, 2021

This year I’ve enjoyed several Torrance-related conversations and activities, some related to the Reading Group hosted by Marty Folsom, others related to hosting the 2021 Workshop-Retreat, and soon the Firbush Retreat. In addition, there’s been progress on the Torrance Oral … Continue reading

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2020 Torrance Virtual Workshop-Retreat

78 people have registered so far for the Torrance Workshop-Retreat. Given the virtual nature of the event, there’s still plenty of room! This is an event I’ve been privileged to organize along with Brent Purkaple, Daniel Cameron and Geordie Ziegler. … Continue reading

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Torrance Oral History Project

One of the most exciting professional developments of 2019 for me has been the privilege of initiating the “Thomas F. and James B. Torrance Oral History Project” under the auspices of Grace Communion Seminary and the Thomas F. Torrance Theological … Continue reading

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Love and the Cosmos: Trinitarian Perspectives on Science

This page introduces my online graduate course, “Love and the Cosmos: Trinitarian Perspectives on Science with T. F. Torrance and C. S. Lewis,” which was initially offered by Grace Communion Seminary (TH504) in Spring 2020. Love and the Cosmos… Doxological … Continue reading

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How to Read T. F. Torrance’s Creational Theology

For the upcoming Torrance retreat at the Firbush Centre of the University of Edinburgh (program), Bob Walker asked me to speak on how Torrance would respond to the question: “Did the Resurrection change the order of nature?” This question is … Continue reading

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The nature of the Christian University

Download slides (PDF) March 8. Reception at 6:45; lecture begins at 7:00 pm. John Brown University, Simmons Great Hall. This Thursday I have the privilege of presenting at JBU, invited by my friend Ken Hahn, as part of their biannual … Continue reading

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T. F. Torrance Theological Fellowship, Boston

On November 17, 2017, Brent Purkaple and I were in Boston for the annual conference of the American Academy of Religion, to give a report at the T. F. Torrance Fellowship annual meeting. The report presented our plan, approved by … Continue reading

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Masaccio’s Trinity, Psalm 22 and The Shack

We’re planning to see the movie version of The Shack this weekend. Ted Johnston offers helpful comments on his blog, The Surprising God. Meanwhile, I’ve written about Paul Young and The Shack in a number of posts here: Is God … Continue reading

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