Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith

Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith

By The Church at Carrs Lane
A series of annual lectures organised and hosted by The Church at Carrs Lane
2016-4 Quesions and Answers Session
Session 4 of the 2016 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Biblical literalism - a Gentile Heresy Speakers: Revd Dr Robert Reiss and Julie Grove MBE, with a focus on video footage of 'Walking Forward' speeches in 2015 by Bishop 'Jack' Spong at Windsor (retired Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA. Questions and Answers: 'Just get on with it' Would a more radical church fill? Is Paul considered too important? Resurrection or transformation? God in our image? Hate your parents?! A futile Christianity? Comments on Christianity and other faiths Thanks - Revd Dr Neil Johnson
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May 6, 2020
2016-3 Resurrection - ours and Jesus'
Lelcture 3 of the 2016 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Biblical literalism - a Gentile Heresy Speaker: Revd Dr Robert Reiss The need for reasonable Christianity Grave considerations Afterlife? Traditional beliefs? The resurrection The empty tomb and appearances Gospel differences Inconsistencies Death - the end? Memories
42:16
May 6, 2020
2016-2 Historical Scepticism and the Birth Narratives
Lecture 2 of the 2016 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Biblical Literalism - a Gentile Heresy Speaker: Revd Dr Robert Reiss Introduction to Robert Reiss by Julie Grove MBE Reasons for writing Biblical criticism Gospel criticism Evaluating the evidence What really happened? Literalism v scepticism Matthew's birth narrative Hebrew scripture 'prophecies' Matthew's universal Good News Summing up A virgin Mary?
43:59
May 6, 2020
2016-1 Biblical literalism - a Gentile Heresy
Introducing the theme of the 2016 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Biblical literalism - a Gentile Heresy Speaker: Julie Grove MBE Introduction A brief explanation of the recorded sessions and accompanying videos from 2015 by Chris Avis Eliminating biblical fundamentalism Matthew's liturgical synagogue stories Filling the gap Matthew's 'signs' The Watches Easter dawn - myth or reality? A Jewish lens
35:44
May 6, 2020
2015-3 Discussion plus Questions and Answers
Session 3 of the 2015 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: BELONGING without BELIEVING Speakers: Canon Brian Mountford and Revd Dr Harriet Harris Different approaches Theological imagery and mystery Belief in God Practical translation into acts Updating liturgies Minimising God - 3 points Where does inclusion start? Ethics and ritual LGBT liturgies Fascination not worry Suspect evidence? Closing words and thanks - Rev Dr Neil Johnson
1:03:11
May 5, 2020
2015-2 The Tears and Laughter of God
Lecture 2 of the 2015 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: BELONGING without BELIEVING Speaker: Revd Dr Harriet Harris Introduction by Julie Grove MBE Preparatory conversations - Revd Dr Harriet Harris Views and opinions Belief data? Bodily life Spiritual neglect Empirical or metaphorical? The creedal paradox Questions and Answers: Essential belief Bodily resurrection
56:40
May 5, 2020
2015-1 Christian Atheism
Lecture 1 of the 2015 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: BELONGING without BELIEVING Speaker: Canon Brian Mountford Welcome and introductions - Julie Grove MBE Opening remarks - Brian Mountford The pluralistic supermarket 'Christian atheism' More freedom to doubt Christian atheist interests Defining terms Book writing after effects More on theological impressionism Questions and Answers: Defining theological experiences Challenging relationships
53:58
May 5, 2020
2014-3 Tell me the New New Story
Lecture 3 of the 2014 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Re-imaging God Speaker: David Boulton, with Q&A session to David Boulton and Donald Horsfield The old old story An anticipated deliverer Mark's agenda Luke's perspective Parables Creedal power Jacob Bottomley A Ranters' carol The power of reason Mercy, Pity, Peace and Love A Humanist manifesto Ours the responsibility A peroration Questions and Answers: Prayer and worship? Time on an unbelievable God? 'A cloud of unknowing'? 'No man cometh...'? What is the evidence? These topics and young people? Expectations at funerals? Being the hands of God? Oneness with the Universe?
1:19:59
May 5, 2020
2014-2 The Trouble with God
Lecture 2 of the 2014 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Re-imaging God Speaker: David Boulton Introduction by Julie Grove MBE Opening comments Troublesome and in trouble My story Fun and games Crusader Bible Class 'Social intercourse' World in Action 1652 country The Sea of Faith God's story Origins El versus Yahweh A violent god Hannah Love songs
54:24
May 5, 2020
2014-1 Who or What is God?
Lecture 1 of the 2014 Carrs Lane Lectures in Radical Christian Faith Theme: Re-imaging God Speaker: Donald Horsfield Introduction by Julie Grove MBE Welcome to the hors d'oeuvre What's in a word? God as 'Is' A point beyond An imprisoned God Interconnected creation A people in exile Spirit of oneness Clearing the baggage Conclusions
35:43
May 5, 2020