Join the Greystone Reading Room

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

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 December 15; January 19; February 16; March 23; 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). Amazon. Publisher.

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

Location(s): Online via Zoom

Leader(s): Peter Escalante

Meetings: Saturdays at 11 AM to 12:30 PM (EST) on December 1; January 5; February 2; March 2; April 6

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

Meetings: Saturdays at 9 AM to 10:30 AM (EST) on November 17; 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 Oxford; Greystone London; Greystone Cardiff; Greystone Oradea

Leader(s): Edward Brooks/Neil Martin; Garry Williams; Philip Haines; Corneliu Simut

Meetings: (check location below)

Oxford: Saturdays at 9 AM to 10:30 AM (EST) on November 17; January 12; February 23; April 13. Register here.

London: Thursdays at 2:30-4 pm (BST) on January 24; February 28; March 28; May 2; June 20. Register here.

Cardiff: … Register here.

Oradea: … Register here.

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

Leader(s): L. Michael Sacasas

Meetings: Saturdays at 9 AM to 10:30 AM (EST) on November 17; January 12; February 23; April 13

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