Restoration, Retrieval and Renewal



Restoration, Retrieval and Renewal:
Recovering Healing Ministry in the Church

Some critical reflections by the Very Revd Prof Martyn Percy

Date:Thursday, 19 January 2017 at 10am until 12 noon
VenueLudlow Mascall Centre
Cost:£8 (including coffee during a mid lecture break)


Are the healing miracles of Jesus just awesome demonstrations of divine power? Or were they, in fact, also politically subversive, socially challenging and religiously reforming acts too? In this lecture,
Martyn Percy looks at modern healing movements in the churches, and compares them to the gospel healing accounts. How do they measure up? How and why are healing ministries today different from those practiced in the past?

The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy is the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, one of University of Oxford's largest colleges, as well as the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Oxford. From 2004-14 he was Principal of Ripon College, Cuddesdon. Prior to that he was Director of the Lincoln Theological Institute and has also been Chaplain and Director of Studies at Christ's College, Cambridge

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