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Paul McLean to receive Doctor of Divinity degree

The Board of Governors of Knox College is pleased to announce that the degree Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa) will be conferred upon the Rev. Dr. Paul McLean in recognition of outstanding service in the completed and ongoing work of Bible translation together with the translation teams of The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT).

In conferring this degree, Knox College lifts up the partnership between The Presbyterian Church in Canada and The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan in Bible translation, especially the work of the translation teams among Taiwan’s Hakka people and Taiwan’s indigenous peoples.

Knox College will confer the degree at the 175th Convocation on May 8, 2019. Learn more about Knox’s Convocation here.

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March 20 Lecture: Why Biblical Preaching? It’s Not Just For Sermons Anymore

A Lois Stewart Klempa Memorial Lecture

Featuring the Rev. Karoline Lewis, Luther Seminary


1:30 p.m. on March 20, 2019
Knox College, 59 St. George Street, Toronto

Unable to attend in person? Watch the lecture online; find the live stream here.

Rev. Karoline M. Lewis, Ph.D., is the author of SHE: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry (including an accompanying facilitator guide, participant guide, and DVD), John: Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries, as well as numerous articles for The Christian Century, Feasting on the Word, Feasting on the Gospels, Currents in Theology and Mission, Lutheran Forum, Word & World, Abingdon Preaching Annual, and Odyssey Network’s ON Scripture. She was also one of the 100 religious scholars in the United States to contribute to the Values and Voices Campaign (valuesandvoices.com).

Lewis is the Program Director of the Festival of Homiletics, the Director of the Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Preaching Program at Luther Seminary, and leads conferences, workshops, and retreats internationally on the Gospel of John, the New Testament, interpreting the Bible, preaching, leadership, and women in ministry. She is a contributing writer for WorkingPreacher.org, author of the site’s Dear Working Preacher column, and co-host of the site’s weekly podcast, Sermon Brainwave. Visit her website www.karolinelewis.com for more information about Karoline.

The Lois Stewart Klempa Memorial Lectureship at Knox College honours Lois’s commitment to theological education and her insightful thinking on current issues. A 1958 graduate of Ewart College, Lois fought for women’s rights and advocated for women in ministry.

Unable to attend in person? Watch the lecture online; find the live stream here. 

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