Listen to James K.A. Smith Lectures on 'Imagining the Kingdom'
While the New College Lectures
are over for another year you can listen to our 2012 lecturer in a recorded special edition of the Encounter
Program on Australia's Radio National on Saturday July 7th at 5.00pm (EST). The program was titled 'The devil has all the best stories
' and is available for download HERE
You can also listen to the full lectures by accessing them on the New College website HERE
The ABC program was presented by David Rutledge and was based on parts of Professor Smith's two New College lectures delivered in Sydney on May 23rd & 24th, as well as an interview with David Rutledge recorded in the ABC studios just prior to the lectures. Professor James K.A. Smith
spoke at the lectures on the theme ‘Imagining the Kingdom: On Christian Action’. He was invited to Sydney to deliver two lectures, as well as a plenary address to the ‘Education as Formation
’ conference. He is Professor of Philosophy at Calvin College (Grand Rapids, USA). He is the author of many publications including his widely acclaimed book ‘Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation
The 'Education as Formation' conference was run by New College
under the umbrella of CASE
, in association with the Anglican Education Commission
(AEC) and, the Sydney Anglican Schools Corporation
(SASC). You can read my report on the 'Education as Formation' conference in a separate post (HERE
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