Idealism and Realism: A Letter from Karl Barth to Hendrik Willem van der Vaart Smit
Theology

Idealism and Realism: A Letter from Karl Barth to Hendrik Willem van der Vaart Smit

The following is a letter from the famous Swiss theologian Karl Barth (1886–1968) to Hendrik Willem van der Vaart Smit (1888–1986), a—somwehat controversial—student of the Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck (1854–1921). The letter is kept in the H. W. van der Vaart Smit Archives, Historical Documentation Center for Dutch Protestantism (1800 to the present day), University … Continue reading

Attend SBL Synoptic Gospels Session in Cairo
Biblical Studies / Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo / Society of Biblical Literature / Theology

Attend SBL Synoptic Gospels Session in Cairo

Invitation Dear friends of Biblical Studies, Herewith I kindly invite you to an evening of Biblical Studies at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo on Monday November 24, 2014 from 6.30pm to 10.00pm. During this evening, there will be a live video connection between the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) in … Continue reading

150th Anniversary of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo
Egypt / Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo

150th Anniversary of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo

The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo (ETSC) writes about its 150th anniversary: We Celebrate . . . One hundred International Guests will be joined by Egyptians from throughout the Synod of the Nile on November 13 and 14 to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo (ETSC). The … Continue reading

Meet Rev. Dr. Atef M. Gendy in the USA (Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana)
Christians in Egypt / Egypt / Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo

Meet Rev. Dr. Atef M. Gendy in the USA (Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana)

Dr. Atef M. Gendy, president of the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo (Egypt), will visit the USA in September. Below a list of opportunities where you may hear and meet him. For more information, please, contact Rev. Dr. Cinda Gorman, ETSC’s international relations coordinator, at cindagorman@etsc.org. Georgia Friday, September 5: Atlanta North Avenue Presbyterian Church … Continue reading

A Strange Moment in the Reception History of Psalm 146
Psalm 146 / Theology

A Strange Moment in the Reception History of Psalm 146

According to Mark Water, ed., The New Encyclopedia of Christian Martyrs (Alresford: John Hunt, 2001), 908–9, when James Hannington (1847–1885), bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa on behalf of the Church Missionary Society, wanted to travel to Uganda, “he found himself reading words from Psalm 146[:9], ‘The Lord preserveth the strangers’” and “took this to be … Continue reading

Master of Theology (ThM) in Egypt
Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo / Theology

Master of Theology (ThM) in Egypt

  From fall 2014 onwards, the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo offers the following master programs: Master of Theology (ThM) This is a one year full-time or two year part-time program of 36 credits. It is an advanced program both for Egyptian and for international students. Applicants should already hold a Master of Divinity or … Continue reading