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Date: Friday, May 12, 2023
Wrestling with Job's Questions and Faith
with Bill and Will Kynes
Where is God in all our suffering and pain? People have struggled with this question since the beginning of time. In fact, it is addressed in what many scholars believe to be the oldest story of the Bible, the life of Job.
Come hear Dr. Bill Kynes, a lifelong pastor and Rhodes Scholar, and his son, Dr. Will Kynes, an Old Testament professor at Samford University, co-authors of the book, Wrestling with Job, as they guide us through the journey of Job’s life, address questions surrounding suffering and point to the hope found through a defiant faith in the Creator of heaven and earth.
Date: Friday, May 12, 2023
Speakers: Bill Kynes and Will Kynes
Time: 7:30 – 9:15 pm ET
Location: Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church | 3901 Gallows Road, Annandale, VA 22003
Light refreshments will be served!
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William L. Kynes
Pastor William L. "Bill" Kynes, is the Senior Fellow for Pastoral Theology at the C.S. Lewis Institute, and retired Senior Pastor of Cornerstone, an Evangelical Free Church, in Annandale, VA, where he served from 1986 - 2022. He was an undergraduate at the University of Florida with a major in philosophy. There he also played quarterback and was later inducted into the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame. He attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, receiving an MA in theology. He received an MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, before returning to England for a PhD in New Testament from Cambridge University. From 1997-1999, he served as an adjunct professor in New Testament for the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Washington, DC, Extension Program.
Will Kynes, is the Associate Professor at Howard College of Arts and Sciences’ Biblical and Religious Studies program, Samford University. He received his Masters in literature at the University of St. Andrews, his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, and taught at the University of Oxford. He has an M.Div. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has authored books including My Psalm Has Turned into Weeping: Job’s Dialogue with the Psalms and An Obituary for “Wisdom Literature”: The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus. He has also edited several collections of essays, including The Oxford Handbook of Wisdom and Wisdom Literature, and published a number of scholarly articles and essays.