Date(s) - Thursday, 4th May, 2017
10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Professor Williamson will look at the shape of the book of Isaiah as a whole, pick out some major themes in the book to which sermons on individual passages might well relate and focus on messianic texts. The day will include some group and interactive discussion.
Professor Williamson’s primary work has been on the Old Testament, but he has taken a side interest in archaeology, with nine seasons of excavation (at Lachish and Jezreel). He has also been involved with related administrative matters in Britain in connection with the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society (of which he was chair for 19 years). Editorial Boards of Vetus Testamentum, and Oudtestamentische Studiën and secretary of the international Semantics of Ancient Hebrew Database project.
Outline of the day
9.30am Arrival and coffee
10am Welcome and opening Act of Worship
10.15am First Session – The Book of Isaiah Then and Now
11.45am Second Session – Some Major Themes
1pm Lunch – Please bring your own
1.45pm Third Session – Messianic Texts
3pm Final Thoughts and Closing Prayer
Note – there is very limited car parking at St Mary Bredin, you are advised to use park and ride please.
Bookings are closed for this event.