The Fellowship Community has always held that theological teaching is an important aspect of our call as the Church. That’s why we are pleased to welcome Professor Adam Neder to the 2019 National Gathering to lead the workshop, Theology as a Way of Life: On the Art of Teaching the Christian Faith.
What difference does Jesus Christ make for the way we teach Christianity? If he is truly God and truly human, if he reveals God to us and us to ourselves, how should that shape our approach to teaching the Christian faith? If our goal is for people to know God, and if we are incapable of producing knowledge of God in those whom we teach, where does that leave us? Drawing on the work of Søren Kierkegaard, Karl Barth, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, this workshop offers a clear and creative theological and spiritual reflection on the art of teaching the Christian faith.
Adam Neder is the Bruner-Welch Professor of Theology at Whitworth University. In addition to a number of articles and reviews, he is the author of Participation in Christ: An Entry Into Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics and Theology As a Way of Life: On Teaching and Learning the Christian Faith, which will appear in the fall. Adam teaches a wide range of popular courses and has been voted the most influential professor at Whitworth by four senior classes.