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Special Rector's Forum with Dr. Stanley P. Saunders
Special Rector's Forum with Dr. Stanley P. Saunders

dom, 07 may


Grace Hall

Special Rector's Forum with Dr. Stanley P. Saunders

Convictions for an Apocalyptic Ecology - Join us for a compelling look at Christ's redemptive power for all of creation - and not just human inhabitants.

Time & Location

07 may 2023, 10:15 – 11:00

Grace Hall, 1015 Old Roswell Rd, Roswell, GA 30076, USA

About the event

Modern Christians grow up hearing that someday the earth will be destroyed and God will take the righteous to heaven, a scenario that provides no foundation for a Christian ecological practice. The New Testament, in contrast, persistently describes God coming to dwell with us in a renewed heaven and earth, a vision that is consistent with the larger biblical story. This session will explore that biblical story and its implications for a Christian approach to our environmental crises.

Dr. Stan Saunders is Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. Since retirement, he has begun work as a specialist in Restorative Justice. He is also working on a book about the story of creation in the New Testament.

We invite you to join us for this thought-provoking study of Creation Care and scripture. You may find Dr. Saunders's Bio here. (link to Bio:

Earth Image by Arek Socha

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