We are excited to announce that this year’s Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures will be delivered by renowned theologian and pianist Professor Jeremy Begbie. Professor Begbie’s lectures are a multimedia show delivered from the piano which he uses to blend theology and music in an inspiring exploration of Christian theology. We recommend that you get the dates for the lectures in your diaries now. 

Monday, 23 April – Thursday, 3 May 2018.  What is Transcendent about the ArtsRecovering the Power of a Biblical Vision”.  Delivered by Professor Jeremy Begbie, Thomas A Langford Research Professor of Theology, Duke Divinity School, North Carolina.  Venue:  Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 5.15 – 6.30 pm.

What kind of transcendence is this?

Monday, 23 April – Hungering for the Other?  The Arts and Transcendence Today.

Tuesday, 24 April – Transcendence at Large in the Arts? Some Contemporary Christian Perspectives.

Thursday, 26 April – Hollowed-out Transcendence? The Artistic Sublime.

What kind of God is this?

Tuesday, 1 May – The God who is Other and Uncontainable.  Redeeming Transcendence in Scripture.

Wednesday, 2 May – The God who is Other and Uncontainable.  Redeeming Transcendence in the Arts.

Thursday, 3 May – The Most Transcendent of the Arts?  The Curious Case of Music.

 

 

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