by Christine Alker
from Signs of the Times No. 65 - Apr 2017
The second Marcus Borg Memorial Lecture is on Saturday 13th May 2017 in Bristol.
Dr. Robin Meyers is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ in the USA. He is the Distinguished Professor of Social Justice at Oklahoma City University, a best-selling author, a columnist, and an award-winning commentator for National Public Radio.
He has been the Senior Minister of Mayflower Congregational UCC church of Oklahoma City for 31 years, the fastest growing UCC church in the Kansas Oklahoma conference.
He is the author of seven books, including Saving Jesus From The Church and The Underground Church and will join Dominic Crossan in continuing the series of books begun in partnership with Marcus Borg. Marcus’ widow, Marianne, has also asked him to help set up the Marcus Borg Foundation.
The event will be at St Stephen’s Church, 21 St. Stephen’s Street, Bristol BS1 1EQ. The Church is fully wheelchair accessible. There are car parks within walking distance of the church. From Temple Meads railway station the number 70 bus to St Stephen’s St takes 15 mins.
Robin Meyers will also speak at St Thomas the Martyr Church, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 15th May.