Names are important. ‘Christ College’ Cambridge (commonly known as ‘Jesus College’) was given its name in 1505 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, the mother of Henry VII. Names in Medieval England were considered to be extremely powerful, even magical. Join us at City Legal on Thursday morning as Dr Peter Jensen, in his last talk for the series, considers the Third Commandment to ‘not misuse the name of the LORD your God’.
God not Magic
Name and its significance
Peter Jensen is a leader among Anglican thinkers. He is the author of The Revelation of God and numerous articles. He continues to serve as the General Secretary of the Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans. Until his retirement on 11 July 2013, Dr Jensen was the Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Sydney. Prior to his time as Archbishop, he was Principal of Moore Theological College (1985–2001).