1950 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, M5P 3K9
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Thursday, May 25, 8:30 pm
Rabbi Yael Splansky and Rev. Dr. Jason Byassee, Senior Minister of The Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, will teach how our two religious traditions understand the second of the Ten Commandments: “Thou Shall Not Make for Yourself an idol”
Having earned his M.Div. & Ph.D. from Duke University, Rev. Dr. Byassee, was a full professor and the inaugural holder of The Butler Chair in Homiletics and Biblical Hermeneutics at the Vancouver School of Theology before coming to Toronto. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including, most recently, “Northern Lights: Resurrecting Church in the North of England.” He is the editor of the nine-volume “Pastoring for Life” series with Baker Academic. It includes his own book with Andria Irwin, “Following: Embodied Discipleship in a Digital Age.” Rev. Byassee has lectured in eight Canadian provinces, 26 US states, and seven other countries.