Saving Jesus from the Church
United Church of Christ Minister, Rev. Dr Robin Meyers, will be in Sydney in May to deliver the inaugural Pitt Street Annual Lecture in Progressive Christianity.
Dr Meyers mInisters at the Mayflower Congregational Church in Oklahoma City, and is also an university professor in social justice and Fellow at the Jesus Seminar. He has published seven books; several are about recovering the authentic message of Jesus and the church as a beloved community of resistance.
“We are delighted to have an active local minister and scholar to deliver our inaugural Pitt Street Annual Lecture,” announced Rev. Dr Margaret Mayman, Minister at Pitt Street Uniting Church.
“Pitt Street is very committed to the Uniting Church, while remaining loyal to our heritage of congregationalism, independence and progressive thought,”
Dr Mayman said.
Dr Meyers’ Saturday talks will cover the subject of his latest book — Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance. In addition, he will lecture on “God talk: re-uniting science and religion”.
The dates are:
Friday 20 May, 7.30 pm. Inaugural Annual Lecture in progressive Christianity.
Saturday 21 May, 10am-4pm. Two lectures and seminar discussion.