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Chris Watkin

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Biblical Theology as Public Christianity

Wednesday, September 27
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Billy Graham Hall, Wilson Suite, Level 4
Masterclass open to students and faculty where Dr. Watkin will lay out his methodology of biblical theology as a form of public advocacy for the Christian faith in skeptical times—with ample time for audience interaction

Why, Despite Everything, the Bible Still Makes Sense (of Everything) 

Wednesday, September 27
7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Barrows Auditorium, Billy Graham Hall
500 College Avenue, Wheaton 
Free and open to the Public for believers and doubters, examining the myriad ways the Bible’s message challenges and satisfies contemporary longings—with extended public Q&A

Christopher Watkin (PhD, Cambridge) is Associate Professor of French Studies at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He specializes in the big ideas that have shaped our world. He is the author of numerous books, including Difficult Atheism (2011), From Plato to Post-Modernism (2011), French Philosophy Today (2016), and the recent Biblical Critical Theory, a ground-breaking analysis of how the Bible’s overarching narrative both critiques and fulfills the aspirations of modern life and culture.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear one of the most exciting Christian thinkers in the world today!

Dr. Watkin’s visit is sponsored by Wheaton College’s Jean Kvamme Distinguished Chair in Biblical Studies and Public Christianity, the Center for Applied Christian Ethics (CACE), and the Department of Philosophy.

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