Date(s) - Wednesday, 11th November, 2015
10:30 am - 3:15 pm
Professor James (Jimmy) D. G. Dunn is Emeritus Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at the University of Durham and a New Testament scholar widely known for his writings on the Holy Spirit, the apostle Paul, and Jesus, as well as for his studies of the evolution of the historical critical method and the relation between Christianity and Judaism in the first century. A licensed minister of the Church of Scotland, he served as senior assistant minister of St. David’s Church in Knightswood, Glasgow, and as chaplain to overseas students in Edinburgh before beginning his academic career at the University of Nottingham as a lecturer and then a reader in theology. Appointed professor of divinity at Durham in 1982, he was named Lightfoot Professor in 1990, a post he held for thirteen years. Prof Dunn has held a number of chairs at various institutions around the world and has delivered lectures at numerous colleges, universities, and seminaries in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. He is also a prolific writer, author of some 180 articles published in academic journals, the editor of six books, including most recently, The Cambridge Companion to St. Paul (Cambridge University Press, 2003), the co-author of two books, and the author of twenty-two others, from the early and influential Baptism in the Holy Spirit (1970) and Jesus and the Spirit (1975 and 1997) to the recent Theology of Paul the Apostle (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1998) and Jesus Remembered (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003), the first volume of a projected three-volume series entitled Christianity in the Making.
The day will include three sessions:
- Jesus according to Jesus
- Jesus according to Matthew, Mark and Luke
- Jesus according to John.
Parking is available at the Study Centre, lunch and drinks are provided.
Arrival/coffee from 10am.
Bookings are closed for this event.