May 7th Meeting at Stanmore

Andrew SloaneOur next public event will be held on Saturday morning, the 7th of May, and our guest speaker will be Rev Dr Andrew Sloane.

Andrew will be speaking on the way Genesis chapters 2–3 have been understood by a variety of scholars, some of whom see the Genesis passage as egalitarian, others as oppressive, and others as irredeemable. Andrew will challenge these ideas as an egalitarian evangelical.

Topic: “And he shall rule over you”: Evangelicals, Feminists, and Genesis 2 -3
Date: Saturday the 7th of May 2016
Time:10 am
New Venue: Stanmore House, Conference and Training Centre
97 Cambridge St, Stanmore.
On and off-street parking available, and the venue is an easy walk from Stanmore railway station. (Map)
New Cost: $20, includes morning tea.

Bio: Born in Scotland, Andrew Sloane was raised in the western suburbs of Sydney. He studied medicine at the University of NSW and practiced briefly as a doctor before studying at Morling College. He graduated from Morling in 1990 and was ordained as a Baptist minister in 1991. Andrew ministered in Baptist churches in Sydney and Newcastle before joining the faculty at Ridley (Anglican) College in Melbourne in 1996. He is currently Director of Postgraduate studies at Morling Theological College, having joining the faculty in 2002 as Lecturer in Old Testament and Christian Thought.

Tamar's Tears, Andrew SloaneAndrew’s academic interests include Old Testament and Biblical interpretation, philosophical theology, bioethics and epistemology (philosophy). He has published articles in bioethics and philosophy.

His first book, On Being a Christian in the Academy (Paternoster, 2003), is based on his 1994 doctoral thesis. Andrew’s second book At Home in a Strange Land (Hendrickson, 2008) is available through Morling Press. More recently, he edited Tamar’s Tears (Wipf and Stock, 2011), and contributed a chapter which forms the basis of the talk he will present at our meeting.

Andrew is married to Alison, and they have three daughters, Elanor, Laura and Alexandra.

We look forward to a stimulating talk and conversation. See you then!

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