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Newell Lectures in Biblical Studies

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Newell Lectures in Biblical Studies

The Center for Christian Leadership, a continuing education program of the Anderson University School of Theology, is pleased to deliver a number of biblically and theologically based learning opportunities. We hope you will join us for these events over the coming year. Contact the Center at your convenience for registration or additional information.

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2013 Newell Lectures in Biblical Studies
32nd Annual Lecture

SPEAKER: Dr. Kent Richards
former executive director of the Society of Biblical Literature

DATE: Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

LOCATION: Adam W. Miller Chapel, School of Theology

OVERALL TOPIC: The Role of the Bible in our Technological Era

  • General Lecture (9 - 10:15 a.m.): "Biblical Authority in the Wiki Age"
  • Scholarly Lecture #1 (10:30 - 11:45 a.m.): "Living the Questions"
  • Scholarly Lecture #2 (2 - 3:15 p.m.): "Alterity and SImilarity"
  • Q & A (3:15 - 4 p.m.)

Dr. Kent Harold Richards is the former executive director of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) located at Emory University. He has been active in a number of organizations concerned with biblical studies and has authored or edited over a dozen books. In addition he has contributed leadership to the legal branches of government by appointment of the Supreme Court of Colorado to the Vision 2020. Richards was also professor of Old Testament at Iliff School of Theology (Denver, Colo.). He is an ordained United Methodist minister.

For more information, please contact:

Anderson University School of Theology
1100 East Fifth Street
Anderson, IN 46012-3495
Phone: 765-641-4522
Fax: 765-641-3005