2013–2014 Academic Year

• The History and Ecumenics Department Fall  Lecture: “Alms, Labor, and the ‘Holy Poor’: Early Monasticism between Syria and Egypt”
Lecturer
: Dr. Peter Brown, the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus, Princeton University
Tuesday, September 24, 7:00 p.m., Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library

Free and open to the public
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The Stone Lectures: “Christian Liturgy in a Culture of Excess”
Lecturer
: Dr. Don E. Saliers, the William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship Emeritus, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

All lectures will be held in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center.

Lecture I: “Liturgy and the Languages of Excess: The Praiseworthy and the Lamentable”
Monday, October 7, 7:00 p.m.
 
Lecture II: “Beyond the Text: Poetics of the Senses”
Tuesday, October 8, 3:00 p.m. 

Lecture III:  “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning: A Musical Dialogue” (with Emily Saliers)
Tuesday, October 8, 7:00 p.m.  

Lecture IV: “Exuberance and Restraint”
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m.

Lecture V: “Word and Sacrament Embodied: The Humanity of God”
Thursday, October 10, 3:00 p.m.

 Free and open to the public
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The Donald Macleod/Short Hills Community Congregational Church Preaching Lectureship: “The Faithful Imagination: The Poetics of Biblical Proclamation”
Lecturer
: Dr. Gary Selby, professor of communication and director of the Center for Faith and Learning, Pepperdine University

All lectures will be held in the Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library.

Lecture I: “Performing Theology: Mimesis as Persuasion in Early Christian Discourse”
Monday, October 28, 7:00 p.m.
 
Lecture II: “Experiencing Faith: Contemporary Perspectives on Attitude Change”
Tuesday, October 29, 3:00 p.m.
 
Lecture III: “Capturing Souls: Preaching from a Poetic Consciousness”
Tuesday, October 29, 7:00 p.m.

 Free and open to the public
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• The Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture: “Non-Identification with the First Person in Christian Liturgical Use of Biblical Psalms: The Pastoral and Theological Art of Framing Liturgical Participation”
Lecturer: Dr. John D. Witvliet, director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and professor of worship, theology, and congregational and ministry studies at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary
Monday, November 18, 7:00 p.m., Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library

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The Students’ Lectureship on Missions: “Mission on the Stage of World Christianity”
Lecturer
: Dr. Christine Lienemann-Perrin, professor emerita of missiology and ecumenical studies, Faculty of Theology, University of Basel, part-time professor of ecumenical theology, University of Berne
All lectures will be held in the Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library.

Lecture I: “Christian Mission in Japan’s History: Failure or Success?”
Monday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.
 
Lecture II: “From Mission Studies to World Christianity Studies: Historiographical, Sociological, and Ecumenical Contours of a New Concept”
Tuesday, December 3, 3:00 p.m.
 
Lecture III: “‘Account for the Hope That is in You’: Biblical and Contemporary Perspectives on Mission”
Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 p.m.  

 Free and open to the public
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The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture: “Martin Luther King Jr. and the New Black Political Theology”
Lecturer
: Dr. M. Shawn Copeland, professor of systematic theology, Boston College
Tuesday, February 4, 8:00 p.m., Miller Chapel

Free and open to the public
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• The Alexander Thompson Lecture: “Ruth’s Undoing”
Lecturer
: Dr. Jo Ann Hackett, professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies and Department of Religious Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
Monday, February 17, 7:00 p.m., Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library

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The Women in Church and Ministry Lecture: “A Continuum of Voices: Thoughts on an Emerging Latina Evangelica Theology”
Lecturer
: Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, vice president of education and dean of Esperanza College of Eastern University 
Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m., Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library

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• The Toyohiko Kagawa Lecture: “Toyohiko Kagawa as an Apostle of Social Reform”
Lecturer
: Dr. Shin Chiba, professor of political thought, The Division of Social Science, The College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
Tuesday, March 18, 7:00 p.m., Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library

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The Annie Kinkead Warfield Lectures: “This Incredibly Benevolent Force: Developments in Reformed Pneumatology and Spirituality”
Lecturer
: Dr. Cornelis van der Kooi, professor of systematic theology, chair of the Department of Dogmatics and Ecumenics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

All lectures will be held in the Daniel J. Theron Room, Princeton Seminary Library

Lecture I: “Cosmological Emptiness and the Promise of Pneumatology”
Monday, March 31, 7:00 p.m.

Lecture II: “Christ and the Spirit: Towards a Sustainable Spirit-Christology I”
Tuesday, April 1, 3:00 p.m.
 
Lecture III: “Then Anointed Son: Towards a Sustainable Spirit-Christology II”
Tuesday, April 1, 7:00 p.m.  

Lecture IV: “Transformative Spirituality: The Contribution of the Reformed Tradition”
Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 p.m.

Lecture V: “The Threefold Office as GPS for the Christian Life”
Thursday, April 3, 3:00 p.m.

Lecture VI: “Eyes and Ears Open to the World: Discernment and Hope”
Thursday, April 3, 7:00 p.m.

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The Abraham Kuyper Lecture and Prize: “Justice, Beauty, and Worship”
Lecturer
: Dr. Nicholas Wolterstorff, the Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology, Yale University
Thursday, April 10, 7:00 p.m., Miller Chapel

Free and open to the public
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