Paul and the Faithfulness of God

Posted on May 9 2013

NT Wright REGISTRATION MUST CLOSE Thursday 11 July, Midnight

Ridley Melbourne and the Uniting Church Centre for Theology and Ministry presents

Professor N. T. Wright

with responses from Sean Winter, Michael Bird and David Starling
Wednesday 17 July

CQ Function Centre
113 Queen St, Melb
Tickets: $125

Concession: $95

Morning tea and lunch provided.
Registration opens 9am. Program begins 9:30. Will conclude by 5pm.

N. T. Wright will also be speaking at a conference on Tuesday 16 July. Click here for more information.

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N. T. Wright

N.T. Wright is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St. Andrews University in Scotland and is the former bishop of Durham, England. He has also taught at Oxford and Cambridge Universities and held posts at Westminster Abbey and Lichfield Cathedral. He is a world-renowned author having written dozens of books about the New Testament, the early church, and Christian faith. His major works have included his New Testament for Everyone series, Simply Christian, Jesus and the Victory of God, Surprised by Hope, The Resurrection of the Son of God, Paul: Fresh Perspectives, and many more. His much anticipated book Paul and the Faithfulness of God will be released in November this year. Wright is an exciting speaker who combines erudite scholarship with a deep love for the church and its mission.


Sean Winter
Sean Winter is an Associate Professor at MCD University and teaches New Testament at the United Faculty of Theology and in the Uniting Church Theological College in Melbourne. He wrote his doctoral thesis under N. T. Wright on Philippians, and is currently working on the interpretation of 2 Corinthians and aspects of theological hermeneutics.

Mike Bird
Mike Bird is a Lecturer in Theology at Ridley Melbourne. As an industrious researcher, Michael has written and edited over fifteen books in the fields of Septuagint, Historical Jesus, Gospels, St. Paul, Biblical Theology, and Systematic Theology. His forthcoming book Evangelical Theology is an attempt to develop a truly gospel-based theology and will be released in late 2013.

David Starling
David Starling lectures in New Testament and Theology at Morling College in Sydney. He is the author of Not my People: Gentiles as Exiles in Pauline Hermeneutics, and is currently working on books about 1 Corinthians, the future of theology, and the self-interpretation of Scripture. He is married to Nicole and has four young children. They are involved in serving together at Macquarie Baptist Church.

Getting There

Located only one block in any direction, trams await at Bourke, Collins, Elizabeth and William streets.

Less than 10 minutes separates you from two of Melbourne’s busiest stations. Southern Cross Station and the Melbourne iconic meeting spot, Flinder’s Street Station.

3 minutes walk to Bourke Street Mall, 6 minutes walk to Southern Cross Station, 8 minutes walk to Fed Square.






N. T. Wright

Paul and Israel


Sean Winter



Question Time



Morning Tea



N. T. Wright

Paul and Empire


Michael Bird



Question Time






N.T. Wright

Paul and Justification


David Starling



Paul and the Faithfulness of God: Closing Thoughts



Close of day



Traveling from a distance? Accommodation is available at the conference venue Citiclub Hotel.

Superior Queen - $139
Deluxe Queen - $159
*Breakfast an additional $15pp

Please contact Citiclub Hotel reservations on: 03 8601 2701 and quote “Ridley Conference” when making your booking.

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Posters for the event can be downloaded below.


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