L’ABRI FOR BEGINNERS

22nd October 2016

PROGRAMME (Revised)

11.00

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

11.30-12.30

PORTRAIT OF A COUPLE

Beginnings
Early visitors recall their first impressions of L’Abri.
Deirdre Ducker; Cynthia and Kim.
Personal recollections
Memories of Edith and Francis Schaeffer.
Deirdre Ducker; Cynthia and Kim; Barry Seagren.
12.30-1.15

THE BIG IDEAS

What were Francis Schaeffer’s key concepts?
Marsh Moyle, L’Abri Worker
1.15-2.15

LUNCH

2.15-3.15

THE ROOKMAAKER DIMENSION

What part did Dutch art history professor Hans Rookmaaker play in the formulation of Schaeffer’s thought?
Nigel Halliday, Art Historian.
3.15-4.00

BRIDGEBUILDING

What part did L’Abri play in the creation of Arts Centre Group?
Nigel Goodwin, Co-Founder, Arts Centre Group
4.00-4.15

TEA

4.15-5.00

CURRENT PLAYERS

Putting it into practice in the market-place.
Kaori Homma (artist); Alastair Gordon artist); TBC
5.00-5.45

L’ABRI TODAY

Jim Paul, Leader: L’Abri, England
5.45-6.45

ASSESSING THE LEGACY

Thinking Christianly: Do L’Abri ideas fit the twenty-first century?
Panel discussion, chaired by Julia Bicknell.
Nigel Goodwin; Nigel Halliday; Jim Paul; Alastair Gordon.
6.45

FINISH

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