THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE: How Scripture fits together & what it means for us today

Tyndale House Day Conference in Edinburgh
22nd April 2023 | 9:30–16:00 (BST)
We're coming to Scotland! Join us Saturday 22 April 2023, for a day of teaching from Tyndale House researchers to investigate the world of the Bible.
We'll be looking at questions such as,
  • How do all the books of the Bible fit together?
  • Who are the Amorites mentioned in the Old Testament?
  • How do the New Testament letters relate to each other?
  • How did Jesus speak about the Old Testament?
The day is open to anyone interested in finding out more about the Bible. No academic background or experience is necessary. Take a look at the exciting talks we have lined up in the schedule below with videos from each of the speakers giving you a taste of what their session will include.
For our friends and supporters unable to join us in person, a live stream option is available. The video recording will also be made available to live stream ticket holders in the week following the event for those who are not able to watch it live.
Full ticket: £15
Student ticket: £8
Live stream ticket: £5

Location: Chalmers Church, 69b Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4AZ

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Schedule for the day

Click on the images below to hear more about the sessions from the speakers themselves.
0930 Registration and Coffee
1000 Following the threads of Scripture

Tony Watkins, Fellow for Public Engagement at Tyndale House will be tracing some of the many themes that are woven throughout Scripture, and helping us to spot them in our own Bible reading.

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1100 Coffee break
1130 As strong as the oaks: Amorites and Assyrians in biblical history

Caleb Howard, lead researcher on the Old Testament Project, will be answering the question, who are the Amorites and the Assyrians mentioned in the Old Testament? 

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1230 Lunch break – Soup and sandwich lunch provided on site
1330 From Rome with Love: How the letters in the New Testament fit into the bigger picture

Dirk Jongkind, Academic Vice Principal of Tyndale House, will be looking at the letters of the New Testament and what we can learn about how they came to be, the mechanisms of letter writing and how they hang together.

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1430 Coffee break
1500 Jesus, the Bible reader and Bible teacher

Peter J Williams, Principal of Tyndale House, will be exploring the four Gospels to discover how Jesus teaches us to read the Old Testament and models ways to help others understand God's truth.

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