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Date Thursday, September 13, 2018
Time 11am — 12:30pm CDT
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Hinkson Hall

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Scripture & Ministry: O. Alan Noble

Discipling Towards Transcendence in a Distracted Age

The contemporary church in America is faced with the task of discipling believers to recognize the grandeur, wonder, and beauty of the created universe, and therefore the sovereignty, majesty, transcendence, and provision of God. The immanent frame in which modern people live, which is strongly shaped by our mediating technology, creates a barrier for us to perceive what is right in front of us: the goodness of creation. It inclines us to see creation as a purely material phenomenon, measurable, controllable, containable, conquerable, and mundane. To disciple believers towards an awareness of their contingency and God’s majesty, we must teach an attentiveness to creation and a protection of interiority from the encroachment of technology of distraction. We must have eyes to see and minds with space to reflect.

This lecture is free and open to the public.
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Book Giveaway

Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age by Alan Noble


By entering this giveaway you agree to the following terms and conditions. No purchase necessary.
To claim the prize you must be in attendance at the above described lecture.

Terms & Conditions
By filling out the above form you will automatically be signed up for the HCTU newsletter, and may opt out at any time. Open to US residents 18 years of age and older. Void where prohibited by law. One entry per person. Prizes awarded on 9/13/2018. Five winners will receive one copy of Disruptive Witness.

Biography

O. Alan Noble (PhD Baylor University) is Assistant Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University, and author of Disruptive Witness  (IVP, 2018). He is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Christ and Pop Culture.

 

 

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