John L. Rabb Lectures in Contemporary Theology


St. John's Episcopal Church
9120 Frederick Road Ellicott City
United States
Saturday, February 17, 2018

“Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done:  The Healing Memory of Christian Faith” A Presentation by Dr. Timothy F. Sedgwick of Virginia Theological Seminary 

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Ellicott City, is proud to announce that Dr. Timothy F. Sedgwick will be the first speaker of the newly established John L. Rabb Lectures in Contemporary Theology.  Dr. Sedgwick will begin with a study of the Lord’s Prayer, with regard to Justice and Reconciliation.  After lunch, he will focus on healing memories, and Communities of Reconciliation.  There will be time for questions and conversation.  This presentation will be on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 in All Saints Hall.  Cost is $30.00 per person/$20.00 for students. Lunch is included. The public is invited to register for this presentation online at the St. John’s homepage at by selecting the link or by mail ATTN: RABB LECTURES St. John’s Episcopal Church 9120 Frederick Road Ellicott City, MD 21042.

About Dr. Timothy Sedgwick

Dr. Timothy F. Sedgwick is the Clinton S. Quin Professor of Christian Ethics at Virginia Theological Seminary where he has taught since 1997 and where he served as academic dean from 2008 to 2013. He previously taught at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary and has served the Episcopal Church on its committees, councils, and boards. 

Among his publications include What Is It to Be Holy? (2017), Sex, Moral Teaching, and the Unity of the Church (2014), Preaching What We Practice with David Schlafer (2007), and The Christian Moral Life (1999/2008), which is included in the fourth year of study in EFM, the Education for Ministry program that is used broadly in the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion. He received his Ph.D. in Christian ethics from Vanderbilt University.

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