First Baptist Church Ottawa (140 Laurier Avenue West at Elgin) is pleased to offer another season of The Stuart Ivison Memorial Lectures. This lecture series, named after First Baptist’s longest serving minister, features monthly speakers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. This season’s theme is Living as Faithful Stewards and Citizens. There is no cost involved and all are welcome to attend.
Fall 2016 Lecture Schedule
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Topic: Canadian Forces Chaplaincy and its Pastoral Theology
Speaker: The Reverend Dr. Derrick Marshall
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. (Light meal served at 5 p.m.)
Topic: Converting the soul from Desiderius Erasmus to Richard Hooker
Speaker: Professor Torrance Kirby, McGill University
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11 a.m.
Topic: Richard Hooker and Jerome Zanchi as Reformed Irenicists
Speaker: Dr. Bradford Littlejohn
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7 p.m. (Round Table Discussion)
Topic: The Relevance of Reformation Studies to Pastoral Ministry
Speakers: Dr. Bradford Littlejohn, The Reverend Daniel F. Graves, The Reverend Dr. Scott Kindred-Barnes
Chair: Dr. Martha Musgrove
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.
Topic: Richard Hooker’s Novel Idea of Law, Implications for Life and Worship
Speaker: Professor Stephen McGrade, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Connecticut
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Topic: The Role of Christian Dominion in the Environmental Crisis
Speaker: Jesse Smith, Doctoral Candidate at Saint Paul University, Ottawa