Justification 1517-2017: From Stumbling Stone to Common Ground

Venue: MF Norwegian School of Theology, Oslo
Date: Monday 21th November 2016 at 10.00-16.00

Seminar Schedule:

09-10: Registration and Coffee

10.00: Welcome by Rector Vidar Haanes, MF

* Professor Stephanie Dietrich: Justification – From Stumbling Stone to Common Ground. Introduction.
* Bishop Emeritus Dr. Walter Klaiber: Justification – Does it still matter? Ecumenical and Methodist reflections after Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification and 500 years of Reformation.
*Response: Professor Turid Karlsen Seim

12.00: Lunch

*Bishop Emeritus Dr. Eero Huovinen: Justification in the Life of the Church
*Panel: Common Ground – Where do we go from here? Spiritual and Ethical Perspectives.
Secretary General Sr. Madeleine Fredell OP, Bishop Christian Alsted, Presiding Bishop Helga Haugland Byfuglien
*Remarks: Bishop Bernt Eidsvig and Bishop Ole Christian Kvarme

16.00: End

Registration before 10th November to Liv Janne Dehlin at e-mail: ld967@kirken.no Please note your name, post and e-mail address and which church/organisation/institution you come from.
Fee: NOK 300. Students: NOK 100. Lunch is included.
You will receive an invoice from the Church of Norway for the fee.

Organizer: The Contact Group between The United Methodist Church in Norway and Church of Norway. Co-organizers: MF Norwegian School of Theology and the Catholic-Lutheran Contact Group in Norway.