To mark the 500th anniversary of the year that Martin Luther famously nailed his 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, sparking the Protestant Reformation, a major ecumenical conference will be held on Saturday 24th June in the Church of St John The Baptist, Seafield Road East, Clontarf.
The event will feature renowned theologians and ecumenists and allow plenty of time for discussion/questions from the floor in a bid to understand how we got to where we currently are on our ecumenical journey, and how we can all work together on the road to greater unity.
The facilitator for the day will be Philip McKinley, and there will be input from the following speakers:
Dr. Gesa Thiessen: Background to the Reformation – An Introduction to Luther’s theology. Gesa Thiessen is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Religions and Theology, in Trinity College Dublin, and an assistant Lutheran Minister. Her research interests include Ecumenical theology and ecclesiology.
Dr. Andrew Pierce: The Ecumenical Journey So Far – inter-church dialogue and developments. Andrew Pierce is an Assistant Professor in Ecumenics, Course …