SCP CONNECTIONS TO J. I. PACKER, CNP & COR
J.I. Packer --Professor of Historical & Systematic Theology, Regent College
"…They (SCP) deserve all the help we can give them."
was also a signer of Evangelicals & Catholic Together Document
[See: Biblical Discernment Ministries expose of J.I. Packer ]
SCP & J.I. PACKER (again)…
Spiritual Counterfeits Project
, NEWSLETTER July-August 1983 Vol.
9, No. 3
The SCP Journal
will not only include works from former and current SCP researchers but a special, guest article by J.I. Packer
Be on alert for this forthcoming Journal.
You won't be disappointed.
Packer is Director of the Anglican Studies Program of Regent College; a signer of the Evangelicals and Catholics Together Documents I, co-author of ECT II and "Resolutions for Roman Catholic and Evangelical Dialogue"; Executive Editor of Christianity Today, a signer of the Evangelical Declaration on Care of Creation [Interfaith/Earth Summit]; a member of the Board of Reference of Renovaré, a mystical movement founded and directed by Quaker psychologist, Richard Foster.
: Dr. James I. Packer-Rediscovering Holiness ; J.I. Packer
: General Teachings/Activities ]
The following course descriptions were found at the web site of Regent University
where J.I. Packer
is a faculty member:
By virtually all accounts, J.I. Packer
is one of this century's greatest Evangelical statesmen.
reaches the golden years of his
career we notice that he
has begun to take a serious interest in conservative Christian dialogue with the hopes of forming a common agenda for the church' s unified witness in the modern world.
work in "Evangelical ecumenics" (to coin a phrase) began most visibly in his
dialogue with Catholics in 1995 which led to his
signing the document "Evangelicals and Catholics Together.
interest in Orthodoxy began much earlier, it was not until 1995 that it took concrete expression at a conservative ecumenical gathering of Catholics, Orthodox and Evangelicals called the "Rose Hill" conference.
It was there that Dr. Packer
and the present author worked as formal dialogue partners.
At Rose Hill, Packer
delivered a paper titled, "On from Orr: Cultural Crisis, Rational Realism and Incarnational Ontology," to which I responded with "An Eastern Orthodox Response to J.I. Packer.
The dialogue was followed up in 1997 when Packer and the author [Bradley Nassif, Ph.D.] team-taught a course at Regent College titled, "Eastern Orthodoxy and Evangelicalism in Dialogue."