ANCIENT ORDER | RADICAL VOCATION

RADVO CONFERENCE

September 21 – 23, 2023

Dallas, Texas

OUR SPEAKERS

Ephraim Radner

Professor of Historical Theology
Wycliffe College
Toronto, Canada

Biography

Ephraim Radner is a priest in the Episcopal Church (Diocese of Colorado) and professor of historical theology at Wycliffe College, an Anglican seminary affiliated with the University of Toronto. His doctorate from Yale Divinity School is in systematic theology.

Ephraim grew up in Berkeley, California, and studied music and art history before going to seminary. Following ordination and work in Burundi (East Africa), he served congregations in Brooklyn, Cleveland, New Haven, Stamford, and Pueblo. He has taught at Yale University and Iliff Seminary, as well as at the Episcopal seminary in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

He has written and edited several books, including The End of the Church (about how the Holy Spirit works in Church division), Spirit and Nature (about how the Holy Spirit is an intrinsically disputed actor), Hope Among the Fragments (how we live in a divided Church), and a theological commentary on Leviticus.

He lives in Toronto with his wife, the Rev. Annette Brownlee, and they have two adult children who both reside in Colorado.

All session by Ephraim Radner

Stanley Hauerwas

Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law,
Duke Divinity School

Durham, North Carolina

Biography

Stanley Hauerwas has sought to recover the significance of the virtues for understanding the nature of the Christian life. This search has led him to emphasize the importance of the church, as well as narrative for understanding Christian existence. His work cuts across disciplinary lines as he is in conversation with systematic theology, philosophical theology and ethics, political theory, as well as the philosophy of social science and medical ethics. He was named “America’s Best Theologian” by Time magazine in 2001. Dr. Hauerwas, who holds a joint appointment in Duke Law School, delivered the prestigious Gifford Lectureship at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in 2001.

He has written numerous influential books and articles, including A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic, which was selected as one of the 100 most important books on religion of the 20th century. Dr. Hauerwas also recently authored The Work of Theology (Eerdmans, 2015), Hannah’s Child: A Theological Memoir, 2nd Ed. (Eerdmans, 2012)and War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity (Baker Academic Press, 2011).

All session by Stanley Hauerwas

Tish Harrison Warren

Tish Harrison Warren

Author, Columnist, and Writer-in-Residence,
Resurrection Anglican Church

Austin, Texas

Biography

Tish Harrison Warren is a priest in the Anglican Church in North America. She is the author of Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life, which was Christianity Today’s 2018 Book of the Year, and Prayer in the Night: For Those Who Work, or Watch, or Weep. She has worked in ministry settings for over a decade as a campus minister with InterVarsity Graduate and Faculty Ministries, as an associate rector, and with addicts and those in poverty through various churches and non-profit organizations. Currently, she is Writer in Residence at Resurrection South Austin. She is a monthly columnist with Christianity Today, and her articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Comment Magazine, The Point Magazine, and elsewhere. She is a founding member of The Pelican Project and a Senior Fellow with the Trinity Forum. She lives with her husband and three children in the Austin, Texas area.

All session by Annette Brownlee

Christopher Beeley

Christopher Beeley

Rector, Church of the Incarnation

Dallas, Texas

Biography

Before becoming rector of Incarnation, the Rev. Dr. Christopher Beeley served as the Director of the Anglican Episcopal House of Studies and the Jack and Barbara Bovender Professor of Theology, Anglican Studies and Ministry at Duke Divinity School. He and his wife, Shannon, are native Texans with three young adult children, sons Reed and Corin, and daughter Camilla. Dr. Beeley graduated with a B.A. Hons. in Philosophy from Washington and Lee University, an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School, and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. He was ordained deacon and priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and has served as a priest in eight churches nationwide. Before joining the Duke faculty, he taught for 16 years at Yale Divinity School. The author of several books, Dr. Beeley regularly consults on leadership and program development and speaks nationally and internationally on Christian theology, spirituality, and church leadership.

Dr. Beeley is an orthodox theologian and church leader and is well-known as an accomplished pastor, preacher, author, and trainer of new ministers. His greatest passion is fostering the abundant spiritual growth of God’s Church.

 

Degrees

  • B.A. Hons. in Philosophy, Washington and Lee University
  • M.Div., Yale Divinity School
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

All session by Annette Brownlee

John Behr

John Behr

University of Aberdeen

Aberdeen, Scotland

Biography

Fr John Behr is Regius Professor of Humanity at the University of Aberdeen. He previously taught at St Vladimir’s Seminary, where he served as Dean from 2007-17; he is also the Metropolitan Kallistos Chair of Orthodox Theology at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Center for Orthodox Theology.

Fr John hails from England, though his family background is Russian and German – and clerical on both sides. From the Russian side, his great-grandfather was sent to London by Metropolian Evlogy to serve there as a priest in 1926; his father was also a priest, ordained by Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom), as are his brother (at St Paul’s Monastery on Mt Athos) and his brother-in-law (Sts Cyril and Methodius, Terryville, CT). His maternal grandparents met at Karl Barth’s graduate seminar in Basel, and served in the Lutheran Church in Germany, where his grandfather was a Lutheran pastor.

All session by Annette Brownlee

Jeremy Begbie

  • Thomas A. Langford Distinguished Research Professor of Theology at Duke Divinity School
  • McDonald Agape Director
  • Founder of Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts.
  • Senior Member at Wolfson College, Cambridge
  • Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge.

Biography

Jeremy Begbie is Thomas A. Langford Distinguished Research Professor of Theology at Duke Divinity School, and the McDonald Agape Director and founder of Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts. He is also a Senior Member at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and an Affiliated Lecturer in the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge. His books include A Peculiar Orthodoxy: Reflections on Theology and the Arts (Baker Academic), Redeeming Transcendence in the Arts: Bearing Witness to the Triune God (Eerdmans), Theology, Music and Time (CUP), Resounding Tr­­uth: Christian Wisdom in the World of Music (Baker), and Music, Modernity, and God (OUP). He is an ordained minister of the Church of England and a professionally trained musician who has performed extensively as a pianist and conductor.  He tours widely as a speaker, specializing in multimedia performance-lectures. Recent engagements have included preaching, speaking and performing in universities and churches in North America, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia.

Post-Graduate Degrees

  • Examiner for doctoral and masters dissertations at the Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, St Andrews, London (King’s College), Cardiff, Leeds, Hull, Durham, Exeter
  • Assessor for various PhD registrations, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

All session by Annette Brownlee

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In 2018, the greatest theological minds guided our conversation about what it looks like in the Anglican tradition to proclaim Christ to a lost and broken world. Beginning in September 2020, experience monthly opportunities to interact with online small groups, virtual town halls, and more to culminate in September 2021 with a three-day conference in person. Explore what it looks like to confront the present by embracing truth, navigating culture, crisis, and conflict.

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