Prof. Jeremy Begbie, ‘God’s Abundance in Music’

A Performance Lecture: Exploring How Music Can Open up the Heart of the Gospel

St John’s Church Keswick
Sun 19th June, 7pm
Admission: free

Jeremy Begbie is Thomas A. Langford Distinguished Professor in Theology at Duke Divinity School, North Carolina, and McDonald Agape Director and founder of Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts. He teaches systematic theology, and he specialises in the interface between theology and the arts. His particular research interest is the interplay between music and theology.

He is also Senior Member at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge. Previously, he has been Associate Principal at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor at the University of St Andrews where he directed the research project, Theology through the Arts at the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts.

He is author of a number of books, including A Peculiar Orthodoxy: Reflections on Theology and the Arts (Baker Academic), Redeeming Transcendence in the Arts: Bearing Witness to the Triune God (Eerdmans), Theology, Music and Time (Cambridge University Press), Resounding Truth: Christian Wisdom in the World of Music (Baker), and Music, Modernity, and God (Oxford University Press). A professionally trained and active musician, Begbie has taught widely in the UK and North America, and delivered performance lectures across the world, from Israel to Australia and Hong Kong.