Marty Folsom's T. F. Torrance Reading Group

 

Marty Folsom's T. F. Torrance Reading Group meets via Zoom every Thursday, at 1 pm Pacific. All times below are US Pacific time (convert to your time using this World Clock). Topics are announced at Facebook. Access the meeting by joining the Facebook group. Or log in with a member account here, and a Zoom link will appear in the left sidebar. Interviews are conducted by Marty unless noted otherwise. The Reading Group is supported by the T. F. T. Fellowship although not an official Fellowship event.

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Please use this link as of January 2024 for connecting with the Reading Group READING GROUP


Archived meetings


Spring 2024

  • January 4, 2024
    • T. F. Torrance, Ground and Grammar of Theology (#1980-369), ch. 5 – Theological Science; #1980-369f
    • Travis Stevick discusses this chapter with Marty Folsom. Video.
  • January 11, 2024
    • Paul Louis Metzger, More than Things: A Personalist Ethics for a Throwaway Culture (Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP, 2023. Discussion with Marty Folsom. Video
  • January 18, 2024 OFFICE HOURS
    • January 25, 2024
      • T. F. Torrance, Ground and Grammar of Theology (#1980-369), ch. 4 – The Transformation of Natural Theology; #1980-369e
      • Kerry Magruder discusses this chapter with Marty Folsom. Video.
    • February 1, 2024
      • T. F. Torrance, Ground and Grammar of Theology (#1980-369), ch. 6 – The Basic Grammar of Theology; #1980-369g
      • Paul Molnar discusses this chapter with Marty Folsom. Video.
    • February 8, 2024 
      • John Lewis, "The legacy of Professor Thomas F. Torrance," Theology in Scotland (2014) 21:2, 85-97. Discussion with Marty Folsom. Video.
    • February 15, 2024
      • Marty Folsom 
        • Series Theology & Scientific Culture  VOLUME 1
          • Thomas F. Torrance, Christian Theology and Scientific Culture, Theology and Scientific Culture, no. 1, ed. Thomas F. Torrance (Belfast, Dublin, Ottawa: Christian Journals, 1980); #1980-368, Video.
    • February 22, 2024 - 
      • Jason Radcliff 
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Introduction, pp. 1-35. Video
    • February 29, 2024
    • March 7, 2024 
      • Bryden Black
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 1 - The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles. Video.
    • March 14, 2024 
      • W. Ross Hastings, "Theology and Science in Torrance" in Thomas F. Torrance and Evangelical Theology, A Critical Analysis (Bellingham, Washington: Lexham, 2023), 111-132, plus discussion of his upcoming book, God and Molecules: Chemical Evolution and Divine Providence.” Discussion with Marty Folsom, Video
    • March 21, 2024
      • Chris Woznicki, "Torrance and Atonement,"  in Thomas F. Torrance and Evangelical Theology, A Critical Analysis (Bellingham, Washington: Lexham, 2023), 179-203. Discussion with Marty Folsom, Video.
    • March 28, 2024
      • Marty Folsom 
        • Series Theology & Scientific Culture VOLUME 2
          • Harold B. Nibelsick, Theology and Science in Mutual Modification, ed. Thomas F. Torrance (Belfast, Dublin, Ottawa: Christian Journals, 1980); #1981-387, Video.
    • April 4, 2024
      • Ken Ross 
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 2 - The First Epistle of Clement
    • April 11, 2024 Marty in Rome
    • April 18, 2024 Marty in Italy
    • April 25, 2025 Marty in Greece
    • May 2 2024 Marty in Greece
    • May 9, 2024 - Series Theology & Scientific Culture VOLUIME 3
      • Travis Stevick
        • Ian Paul, Science, Theology and Einstein, ed. Thomas F. Torrance (Belfast, Dublin, Ottawa: Christian Journals, 1980); #1982-400.Video.
    • May 16, 2024
      • Jerome Van Kuiken
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 3 - The Epistles of Ignatius
    • May 23, 2024 
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    • ​​​May 30, 2024

    • June 6, 2024
      • Geordie Zeigler 
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 4 - The Epistle of Polycarp
    • June 13, 2024 Series Theology & Scientific Culture VOLUME 4
      • John B. Carnes,  Axiomatics and Dogmatics, ed. Thomas F. Torrance (Belfast, Dublin, Ottawa: Christian Journals, 1980); #1982-398, Video.

    • June 20, 2024 BARTH CONFERENCE
    • June 27, 2024 OFFICE HOURS
    • July 4, 2024  - No session Fourth of July USA
    • July 11, 2024
      • Bill Ford 
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 5 - The Epistle of Barnabas
    • July 18, 2024 Series Theology & Scientific Culture VOLUME 5
      • Peter E. Hodgson, Our Nuclear Future?  ed. Thomas F. Torrance (Belfast, Dublin, Ottawa: Christian Journals, 1980); #1983-419
    • July 25, 2024
    • August 1, 2024
      • Tom Noble
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 6 - The Shepherd of Hermas
    • August 8, 2024 
    • August 15, 2024
    • August 22, 2024
    • August 29, 2024
    • September 5, 2024
      • Ted Johnston
        • T. F. Torrance, The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers, Chapter 7 - The Second Epistle of Clement 
    • September 12, 2024
    • September 19, 2024
    • September 27, 2024
    • October 3, 2024
      • T. F. Torrance, Theological Science, Preface, p. vii-xx
    • October 10, 2024
    • October 17, 2024
    • October 24, 2024
    • October 31, 2024