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2017 Osterhaven Lecture Series

March 20, 2017 - March 21, 2017

“Sola Scriptura? Scripture and Tradition”

Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Our guest lecturers include:  

Edith M. Humphrey, Professor of New Testament from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

Edith M. Humphrey, Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Prior to immigrating, she taught at several colleges and universities in Canada, and was professor of Scripture at Augustine College, Ottawa, Canada. The author of numerous articles on the literary and rhetorical study of the Bible, she has also written five books on subjects as varied as ancient apocalypses and Trinitarian spirituality.

The title of her lecture is, “Prima Scriptura and the Company She Keeps” and will take place Monday evening, March 20th from 7:00 -8:30pm in Mulder Chapel.

 John L. Thompson, the Gaylen and Susan Byker Professor of Reformed Theology at Fuller Seminary.

John L. Thompson has taught historical theology at Fuller Seminary since 1989, currently as the Gaylen and Susan Byker Professor of Reformed Theology. A specialist in the writings of John Calvin, he has focused especially on how the history of interpretation serves as a resource for the proclamation of the gospel.

The title of his lecture is, “The Peril of Reading Scripture Alone” and  will take place Monday afternoon, March 20th from 3:00 -4:30pm in Mulder Chapel.



March 20, 2017
March 21, 2017


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Holland, MI 49423 United States
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