Praise: Being Transformed in Joy

Praise: Being Transformed in Joy

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Rev. Canon Chris Russell and Dr. David F. Ford speak on praise after delivering a lecture entitled, "Praise: Being Transformed in Joy," at Yale Divinity School on Wednesday February 7, 2018. This lecture is part of the Joy and Adolescent Faith & Flourishing Series. Dr. David F. Ford is Regius Professor of Divinity in the University of Cambridge and is Founding Director of Cambridge Inter-Faith Programme in the Centre for Advanced Religious and Theological Studies. He is the author of numerous books including: The Future of Christian Theology. Rev. Canon Chris Russell has been the vicar at St. Laurence Church in Reading since 2001 working to build a multi-generational community, with a particular mission amongst young people.​ Lecture Abstract Dr. David F. Ford and Rev. Canon Chris Russell will deliver a lecture entitled, “Praise: Being Transformed in Joy.” The lecture will try to do some justice to what it means to live a life of joyful praise today, drawing on many sources and personal experiences, and facing some of the challenges to wholehearted praise that young people meet in our culture.
Yale Youth Ministry Institute