Dr. Ephraim Radner (left) leads a conference on Ephesians, as seen through the lens of Calvin’s Commentary.
(Photo: Robert Mitchell
By Sharon Dewey Hetke
BIBLE STUDIES happen in homes and parish halls across the country while theological students study Bible commentaries in university seminars. But for three days in the idyllic village of Westport, Ontario, the college classroom was opened up so that anyone interested could study a Biblical text through the lens of a classic Bible commentator – in this case, John Calvin. And a noted theological professor was on hand to guide them.
Dr. Ephraim Radner, Professor of Historical Theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, led the group in their study. The conference, while geared and advertised mainly to Wycliffe College alumni (both clergy and lay), was, in fact, open