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To the Winds Thy Fears: Christian Witness in Nazi Germany with Dr. Timothy George Spring 2014

Dr. Timothy George lectures on
"To the Winds Thy Fears: Christian Witness in Nazi Germany"

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Dr. Timothy GeorgeTimothy George has been the dean of Beeson Divinity School since its inception in 1988. As founding dean, he has been instrumental in shaping its character and mission. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, George teaches church history and doctrine. He is chairman of the board of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, chairs the Doctrine and Christian Unity Commission of the Baptist World Alliance, is a life advisory trustee of Wheaton College and is active in Evangelical-Roman Catholic Church dialogue. He serves as senior theological advisor for Christianity Today, and is on the editorial advisory boards of First Things, Harvard Theological Review and Books & Culture. George is the general editor of the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, a 28-volume series of sixteenth-century exegetical comment. A prolific author, he has written more than 20 books and regularly contributes to scholarly journals. His recent books include Reading Scripture with the Reformers, The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking: A Student's Guide (with David Dockery), Our Sufficiency Is of God: Essays on Preaching in Honor of Gardner C. Taylor (with James Earl Massey and Robert Smith, Jr.), and Amazing Grace: God's Pursuit, Our Response. His Theology of the Reformers is the standard textbook on Reformation theology in many schools and seminaries and has been translated into multiple languages. An ordained minister in the Southern Baptist Convention, George has served churches in Georgia, Massachusetts, Kentucky and Alabama. He and his wife, Denise, have two adult children.

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Scholar-in-Residence Lectures
  • 2014 - Timothy George
    "To the Winds Thy Fears: Christian Witness in Nazi Germany"
  • 2013 - Philip Eaton
    "A Radiant People: The Christian Path Toward A Better World"
  • 2012 - Norman Wirzba
    "Living in God's Creation"
  • 2011 - Gilbert Meilaender
    "Facing the Dying of the Light: Perspectives on Aging and Dying"
  • 2009 - Gerald L. Bray
    "God is Love"
  • 2009 - John Woodbridge
    "The Surprising Vitality of the Christian Faith During the European Enlightenment"
  • 2008 - Tom Cooper
    "Mass Media in a Changing World: Media Ethics"
  • 2008 - Paul Fiddes
    "Ancient and Modern Wisdom: Seeing the World and Knowing God"
  • 2007 - Nigel Goodwin
    "In Vivo-Transformation"
  • 2006 - Richard Chewning
    "Becoming Partakers of the Divine Nature"
  • 2005 - Millard Erickson
    "Theology and the Disciplines"
  • 2004 - James Leo Garrett, Jr.
    "Baptist Theology in Historical Perspective"
  • 2003 - James Sire
    "Habits of Worldview Thinking"
  • 2002 - Anthony Thiselton
    "Horizons in Literary Interpretation"
  • 2001 - David Cook
    "Morality in the Postmodern World"
  • 2000 - Arthur F. Holmes
    "Shaping the Christian Mind"

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