Book of Job
February 16–18, 2017
The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology
2501 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA
Wisdom is seldom viewed in the Scripture as the mere acquisition of knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge applied to the vexing and complex situations of life far more as art than science. Nevertheless, wisdom is not solely subjective or a matter of random, self-referential choice. It is often said, “Beauty is in they of the beholder,” to imply there is no universal or essential consistency to the aesthetic impulse. The same is often assumed regarding wisdom. It is individual, subjective, and not essentially related to something greater than itself. Wisdom as found in the book of Job requires us to see the limits of wisdom, the necessity of relational dialogue, and an openness simultaneously to wrestle and submit to the work of our redeemer God. Therefore, this event will consider the role of wisdom in the contexts of therapy, pastoral service, and social advocacy. Specifically, we will look at how one develops wisdom and how we may use it for critiquing various approaches to conflict, therapy, and community.
The conference is held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day.
Note: This event is offered concurrently as a course elective at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology, and therefore will also be attended by graduate students.
On street parking is $1-$1.50 per hour (max of 4 hours). Several nearby parking garages range from $11-22 per day.
Lunch is not provided. A 90 minute lunch break will be provided and a list of nearby lunch options will be available.
The Edgewater Hotel
2411 Alaskan Way
Seattle WA 98121
$145-185 – mention The Seattle School Preferred Rate
Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown
110 6th Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
$135+ using Corporate Code 74025