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Annie Kinkead Warfield Lectures

March 19–22
Event Image Dirk Smit

The theme for the 2018 Annie Kinkead Warfield Lectures is “Hope for Even the Most Wretched? Speaking of Election.” These lectures will reflect on election language in Scripture and prayer, and consider some implications for faith, the church, and public life. A reception will follow the final lecture, which also serves as Dr. Dirk J. Smit's inaugural lecture as The Rimmer and Ruth DeVries Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life.

Lecturer: Dr. Dirk J. Smit, Rimmer and Ruth deVries Professor of Reformed Theology and Public Life, Princeton Theological Seminary

Lecture I: “Hope for Even the Most Wretched”? – Rethinking Election
Monday, March 19, 7:00 p.m.

Lecture II: “By the Mercies of God”? – Considering Justification
Tuesday, March 20, 3:00 p.m.

Lecture III: “With Sighs Too Deep For Words”? – Imagining a Different World
Tuesday, March 20, 7:00 p.m.

CANCELEDLecture IV: “Because They Saw that the Child was Beautiful”? – Recognizing Glory
Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 p.m. (This lecture will be recorded and made available at a later date)

Lecture V: “When You Come Together”? – Discerning the Body
Thursday, March 22, 3:00 p.m.

Lecture VI: “Making the Good Confession Before Pontius Pilate” – Framed by Politics? 
Thursday, March 22, 7:00 p.m.
*Reception immediately follows.

Free and open to the public. 


The Warfield Lectures are named in honor of Annie Kinkead Warfield, wife of Dr. Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield who served as professor of theology at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1887 to 1921.

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