SEBTS Fall Lecture - James M. Gustafson September 21, 1971

  • James M. Gustafson was Professor of Christian Ethics at Yale University's Divinity School & Department of Religious Studies. The service begins with an introduction of Dr. James Gustafson (0:00-2:28). Gustafson’s message is on “Christian Reasons to Be Moral.” Gustafson begins with an introduction concerning his subject (2:29-5:49). After which, he explains that one does not have to be religious to be moral (5:50-8:16). He continues by asking “if one is Christian, why is it that one must have a higher degree of moral seriousness?’” (8:17-13:24). He demonstrates from the Bible the connections between Christianity and morality (13:25-41:11). He concludes by challenging his audience to imitate God in their morality (41:12-42:59).
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  • May 18, 2022
  • SEBTS_Fall_Lecture_James_M_Gustafson_1971-09-21
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  • September 21, 1971
  • Wake Forest (N.C.)
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    SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings - 1970s, SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.