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Regular reading and discussion groups led by Greystone for the formation of lively, rich theological fellowships in local contexts throughout the world.


Texts, Themes, Locations, Leaders, & Meeting Dates

WE DISTINGUISH: Scholastic Distinctions and Catholicity in Reformed Theology (series of six sessions)

Themes: Scholasticism; Reformed Theology; Catholicity; Sin; Jesus Christ; Scripture and Theology

Location(s): Online via Zoom

Leader(s): Mark Jones

Meetings: Tuesdays at 11 AM to Noon (EST) on Feb. 5, 19; March 5, 19; April 9, 23 (N.B. some dates may be adjusted at a later date)


Text: John Swinton, Becoming Friends of Time: Disability, Timefullness, and Gentle Discipleship (Baylor University Press, 2016). Amazon. Publisher. (Coraopolis registration includes complementary copy of book.)

Themes: Friendship; Theology of Time; Theological Anthropology; Pastoral Theology; Disability

Location(s): Online via Zoom | Greystone Coraopolis

Leader(s): Mark A. Garcia

Meetings: Saturdays at 10 AM to 11:30 AM (EST) on January 26; February 16; March 23; April 6; April 27


Text: Maximos the Confessor, On Difficulties in the Church Fathers: The Ambigua, Volume I, edited and translated by Nicholas Constas (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 28; Harvard University Press, 2014); and Volume II (2014). Amazon (vol. 1) and Amazon (vol. 2). Publisher.

Themes: Patristics; Christology; History of Biblical Interpretation; Trinity; Neoplatonism; Aristotelianism; Origenism

Location(s): Online via Zoom

Leader(s): J. Peter Escalante (Associate Fellow in Theology and Philosophical Hermeneutics | Research Associate, Center for the Study of Ethics and Technology (CSET))

Meetings: Saturdays at 11 am to 12:30 pm (EST) on February 2; February 23; March 16; April 6; April 27; May 11


Text: Herman Bavinck, Reformed Dogmatics, Volume 2: God and Creation, edited by John Bolt and translated by John Vriend (Baker Academic, 2004). Amazon. Publisher.

Themes: Doctrine of God; Creation

Location(s): Greystone Coraopolis

Leader(s): Mark A. Garcia (President and Fellow in Scripture and Theology)

Meetings: Saturdays at 9 AM to 10:30 AM (EST) on January 12; February 23; April 13


Text: Gregory of Nazianzus, On God and Christ: The Five Theological Orations and Two Letters to Cledonius (St. Vladimir's Seminary Press Popular Patristics; St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2002). Amazon (UK). Amazon (US). Publisher. (Oxford, London, Cardiff, or Oradea registration includes complementary copy of book.)

Themes: Patristics; Trinity; Christology; Pneumatology; Orthodoxy; Piety

Location(s): Greystone Waco; Greystone London; Greystone Cardiff; Greystone Romania

Leader(s): Jason Kirklin and Jonathan Tomes (Waco); Garry Williams (London); Philip Haines (Cardiff)

Meetings: (check location below)

London: Thursdays at 2:30-4 pm on January 24; February 28; March 28; May 2; June 20. Click LONDON registration button below.

Cardiff: Wednesdays at 7-8:30 pm on February 27, March 20, April 17, May 15, and June 19. Click CARDIFF registration button below.

Waco: Registration and information forthcoming.


Text: Brett Frischmann and Evan Selinger, Re-Engineering Humanity (Cambridge University Press, 2018). Amazon. Publisher.

Themes: Technology; Ethics; Theological Anthropology; Science; Culture

Location(s): Greystone Orlando meeting at the Winter Park Public Library

Leader(s): L. Michael Sacasas (Director, Center for the Study of Ethics and Technology (CSET) | Greystone Associate Fellow in Ethics and Culture)

Meetings: Thursdays at 7:30 pm on January 31, February 21, March 14, April 4, and May 2

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