The Greystone Reading Room is more than a book club, but less than a class. Look below for current offerings.
WE DISTINGUISH: Scholastic Distinctions and Catholicity in Reformed Theology
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
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.
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