O'Donovan event--Final

You don’t want to miss this event.  Many people know Ken Myer’s profound influence as Christianity’s leading interviewer.  Mars Hill Audio Journal is an indispensable resource for  Christians who  are interested in the shape Christianity should take in our world.

Fewer people know of Oliver O’Donovan’s profound impact on the field of theology and North American evangelicalism.  His book Resurrection and Moral Order is (unquestionably) one of the most important works in Christian ethics in the past fifty years.  Begotten or Made? might be the best 86 pages on bioethics by a Christian theologian.  Desire of the Nations is essential reading for anyone seriously interested in political theology.  There are few minds yet living that are as learned or as wise as his.

I am grateful for the various co-sponsors for partnering to make the event happen, especially Christian’s Library Press, which is working to recover an important tradition of Protestant ethical reflection that has sometimes been overlooked.  And for those interested in theologically robust, city-renewal projects, I can’t think of a better group than Renew DC.

Please join us, and please bring a friend (or tell them on Facebook here).

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Posted by Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is the Founder and Lead Writer of Mere Orthodoxy. He is the author of Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to our Faith and The End of Our Exploring: A Book about Questioning and the Confidence of Faith. Follow him on Twitter or on Facebook.


  1. Wow! Quite the line up. Any chance that this event may be livestreamed in some way?


  2. Exciting stuff. I hope there is a video posted at some point. Just to quibble — O’Donovan is England’s best moral theologian; John Webster is England’s best systematic theologian — and they both teach in Scotland!


  3. Christopher Benson September 19, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    Like Kevin, I must quibble a bit as well: Rowan Williams is England’s best theologian!

    chance to hear England’s best theologian in dialogue with America’s
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  4. […] We are pleased to announce that Christian’s Library Press will be co-sponsoring a special event in the D.C. area on October 8th, “The Gospel and Public Life: Cultivating a Faithful Witness in the Face of Challenge.” […]


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