Theology Symposium: The Reality of God in a God-Forgetting Age

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We're excited to announce our first virtual Theology Symposium of 2021!

The theme? The Reality of God in a God-Forgetting Age: Towards a revitalized vision of God for today. Please join us Wednesday, February 24th via Zoom* for this discussion.

Archie Spencer, ThD, will be the presenter with Yonghua Ge, PhD, responding. Andrew Krause, PhD, will moderate.

*Zoom link to be provided via email prior to the event.


Dr. Archie Spencer has developed an international reputation as a scholar, speaker and theologian; including Catholic circles where he has developed an ecumenical dialogue with the lay movement, “Communion and Liberation”, and the Italian Theologian, Luigi Giussani. Archie’s ministry and professional experience includes serving as a pastor in various settings within the Pentecostal and Baptist contexts for over 15 years. While teaching, he has continued to remain active in the local church through various preaching engagements, seminars, men’s retreats. Dr. Spencer loves engaging the church as she thinks through her theological and missional mandate. He can be contacted for speaking engagements through the Speakers’ Bureau.

Dr. Yonghua Ge is the Director of the Mandarin Program and Assistant Professor of Theology at ACTS Seminaries of Trinity Western University. With a PhD in Christian Theology and Philosophy of Religion from the University of Cambridge, he did postdoctoral work and research in Jesus College, Cambridge University and Regent College before coming to TWU. He has published in leading journals such as The Heythrop Journal, Philosophy East and West, Tyndale Bulletin, Sino-Christian Studies and Logos & Pneuma and is the author of The Many and the One: Creation as Participation in Augustine and Aquinas.

Andrew Krause is the Interim Academic Director at ACTS Seminaries of Trinity Western University. He holds a PhD in Early Judaism & Christian Origins from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Prior to ACTS, he held postdoctoral research positions at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany and Penn State University. He is author of Synagogues in the Works of Flavius Josephus: Rhetoric, Spatiality, and First-Century Jewish Institutions (Brill, 2017), and he is co-editor of Synagogues in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Archaeological Finds, New Methods, New Theories(Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2020) and Dead Sea Scrolls, Revise and Repeat: New Methods and Perspectives (SBL Press, 2020).He has published in several international journals, including Novum Testamentum, Dead Sea Discoveries, Revue de Qumran, Journal of Ancient Judaism, Henoch, Journal of Ancient History, and Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting.