The Bridge, Fall 2016

November 28, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

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A new look! You’ll quickly notice that The Bridge has a new look for the Fall 2016 issue. You will also notice just as quickly that the content is still there to connect you to Harding School of Theology and keep you up to date on the important work being done here.

In this issue, you get articles from dean Dr. Allen Black, former dean Dr. Evertt W. Huffard, and M.Div. student Parker Bullard. You will also see updates from students, faculty, and staff. All of this and more in the Fall 2016 issue of The Bridge.

Don’t forget to go Across the Bridge for media content not included in the print edition as well as links to resources mentioned in this issue.

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Across the Bridge – Fall 2016

November 28, 2016 | Written by Matt Carter

Across the Bridge features expanded coverage of stories from the Fall 2016 issue of The Bridge.

The Spring of Gihon

Dr. Huffard used the Spring of Gihon as a metaphor in his article. Here is a video tour of Hezekiah’s Tunnel, the Pool of Siloam, and the Spring of Gihon.

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New Testament in the New World

Dr. Richard Oster and Bob Turner led a tour of Boston, Philadelphia, and New York, visiting museums featuring antiquities from the New Testament World. Here are a few pictures from the trip.

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Dr. Oster lectures in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Note the figure in the center with one foot on the globe. Ancient Romans did NOT think the world is flat!
Dr. Oster lectures in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art about meanads, mythological figures who appear in Euripides's The Bacchae, who inform current conversations about the status of women in antiquity.
Dr. Oster discusses a frieze in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Group shot showing the Boston skyline after a cruise on the Boston Harbor.

Links

Here are the links from throughout this issue of The Bridge.

  • For information on engaging culture with conviction and civility, Dr. Black recommends Darrell Bock’s “The Table” podcast (link) and the Centre for Public Christianity (link).
  • The Kerusso Experience is Harding’s week-long preacher training camp for ninth to twelfth grade boys (link).
  • Alum Erma Simpson founded The Hagar Center (link) to connect teen mothers with pre- and postnatal services.
  • Your gifts form our foundation. Thank you for your support. hst.edu/giving
  • Order through our Amazon store to support the school: use this link.

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