Ridley Events

Reformation at 500

A series of events to be held in 2017

Speakers: Peter Adam, Ron Rittgers and many others

In 2017, Ridley College will commemorate the great events of the Reformation, which began five hundred years ago when Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. Through public lectures, tours, conferences and publications, there will be stimulating theological and pastoral reflection on a great turning-point in the history of the church.

April 8
Graduation and Commissioning

May 12
Faith & Work Award Dinner
Hosted by the Marketplace Institute & Ethos

May 19
Luther as Pastor
Ridley Theology Conference –  with Ron Rittgers (Valparaiso University, USA) Mark Thompson (Moore College) and Rhys Bezzant (Ridley College).

June 16-29
Reformation Tour for Students – triennial opportunity to discover the sights and significance of the Reformation in Germany and Switzerland

June 28-July 11
Reformation Tour for Friends –  a new initiative to introduce the continental Reformation to friends of the College – Click for details

July 21
Leon Morris Lecture
by Lynn Cohick

July 22
Evangelical Women in Academia
Day seminar with Lynn Cohick

July 25
A Theology of the Family of God
Public Lecture with Amy Peeler

Semester 2, 2017 (17 July- 3 November)
Launch of online unit “Reformation in Europe and Britain” – featuring lectures filmed in Germany, Switzerland and England – for degree students of the A.C.T.

August 22-24
Annual Preachers’ Conference  “By Faith Alone: Preaching Romans” – keynotes Ray Galea and Mike Bird. More information and registration of interest.

September 4
Marketplace Institute Lecture
by Mark Stephens

September 12-14
New College Lectures “Personal Identity” by Brian Rosner held at the University of New South Wales

September 21
Evangelical History Association Lecture
by Dr Meredith Lake

October 6
Annual Dinner
Held at Melbourne Zoo

October 24
Discipling Christians in the Workplace
Pastors’ Conference co-hosted by the Ridley Marketplace Institute

October 26-27
Life @Work Conference
co-hosted by the Ridley Marketplace Institute

November 8
Gospel Coalition Lectures “Justification in Current Debates” -by Brian Rosner “Luther and Justification by Faith” by Rhys Bezzant at Cross Culture Church, Melbourne

2017 Past Events
arch 6
Celebrating the English Reformation
Anglican Institute Lecture –  Peter Adam

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Ridley College is an affiliated institution with the Australian College of Theology. (ACT Cricos Provider: 02650E)