Iain will be exploring these questions, drawing on his many years of teaching, study and wrestling with these ancient texts. He will give special attention to the book of Jonah as an example of why we should read the Old Testament and how we should do it.
When: Monday 4 July, 7pm to 9pm
Where: Greenlane Christian Centre, 17 Marewa Road, Greenlane, Auckland
Iain Provan is Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada. He is an accomplished Biblical scholar, writer of numerous books and articles, including commentaries on Lamentations, 1 and 2 Kings, Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs, as well as co-author of A Biblical History of Israel. Iain is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland and was born and educated in the UK. He has taught at universities in England, Wales, Scotland, and most recently Canada.