The Seven Last Words of Christ

I’ve been invited to share a meditation during a performance of Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” at Saint James Cathedral in Chicago on April 19. I will focus on Jesus’ question, “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” It promises to be a great evening. Here is the lineup:

April 19 ~ The Seven Last Words of Christ by Joseph Haydn
6:30 Doors Open | 7:00 Lecture | 8:00 Performance

Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Mathias Tacke, violin
Richard Young, viola
Wendy Warner, cello

with readings from Scripture by

Martin E. Marty ~ University of Chicago Divinity Echool (Emeritus)
Jean Bethke Elshtain ~ Professor, University of Chicago Divinity School
Joy Rogers ~ Dean, St. James Cathedral
Donna Carroll ~ President, Dominican University
William Samuels ~ Pastor, Commonwealth Community Church
Jeffrey D. Lee ~ Bishop, Diocese of Chicago
B. Herbert Martin ~ Senior Pastor, Progressive Community Church
Stan Guthrie ~ Editor-at-large, Christianity Today

I hope to see you there!

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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