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Turning the Table

The Distillery Season 4

The Eucharist is a central rite where God is present in a special way. In this interview, David Stubbs talks about his book, Table and Temple: The Christian Eucharist and Its Jewish Roots, where he traces the central meaning of the Lord’s Supper out from the worship of the Jerusalem temple into Christian worship.

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Stubbs David

Guest

David L. Stubbs is Professor of Ethics and Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. After receiving B.S. and M.S. degrees at Stanford University, David worked as a seismic engineer in San Francisco. While pursuing his engineering career, he also worked full and part-time in churches and ministries and eventually decided to change paths, go deeper in his faith, and explore his call to ministry.

He holds a M.Div. (‘95) from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in theological ethics from Duke University. He is an ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in the PC(USA), was co-chair of the Christian Systematic Theology Section of the American Academy of Religion, and is a member of the Society of Christian Ethics and the Association for Reformed and Liturgical Worship.

Dr. Stubbs is the author of Table and Temple: The Christian Eucharist and Its Jewish Roots, which traces the central meanings of the Lord’s Supper out from the worship of the Jerusalem temple into Christian worship.

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