In line with our fall series, ACTS Seminaries and Northwest Seminary invite you to join us for our first spring Theology Symposium. Dr. Michael Morelli will be presenting on the theme of Technological Pessimism or Prophetic Christian Resistance?: Theology, Ethics, and Technology in the Work of Jacques Ellul and Paul Virilio. Archie Spencer will respond and Howard Andersen will serve as moderator.
Please join us Wednesday, February 16th, via Zoom for this discussion. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.
Dr. Michael Morelli is Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor of Theology, Culture & Ethics at Northwest College and Seminary, a member of ACTS Seminaries of Trinity Western University. He holds a PhD in Theological Ethics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and is the author of Theology, Ethics, and Technology in the Work of Jacques Ellul and Paul Virilio: A Nascent Theological Tradition (Lexington Books). He publishes and presents on a variety of topics within the fields of theology, morality, culture, politics, and technology. He has also worked in local church ministry and continues to serve the church in a lay capacity.
Dr. Archie Spencer has developed an international reputation as a scholar, speaker and theologian; including Catholic circles where he has developed an ecumenical dialogue with the lay movement, “Communion and Liberation”, and the Italian Theologian, Luigi Giussani. Archie’s ministry and professional experience includes serving as a pastor in various settings within the Pentecostal and Baptist contexts for over 15 years. While teaching, he has continued to remain active in the local church through various preaching engagements, seminars, men’s retreats. Dr. Spencer loves engaging the church as she thinks through her theological and missional mandate. He can be contacted for speaking engagements through the Speakers’ Bureau.
Dr. Howard Andersen is the dean of Northwest Baptist Seminary and a professor of biblical languages. Howard comes to us with a wealth of experience both in and out of the academic world. He has years of involvement in the business world, having run his own consulting company and years of teaching in teaching in biblical languages and in mathematics. He is married to Anne and they have three adult children and six grandchildren. Most of his children and grandchildren live internationally.