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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 additional information.

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Dr. James Earl Massey2015 Newell Lectures in Biblical Studies
34th Annual Lecture

SPEAKER: Dr. Candida R. Moss
Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

DATE: Monday, Oct. 12, 2015

LOCATION: The Adam W. Miller Chapel, School of Theology

OVERALL TOPIC: "Resurrection of the Body, gender, disabilities and the church"

  • Lecture 1 (9:00-10:15 a.m.): With What kinds of Body do they Come? What does it mean to be Resurrected From the Dead?
  • Lecture 2 (10:30-11:45 a.m.): "The Righteous Amputees: Sin, Salvation, and Disability in the Gospel of Mark" (academically focused lecture)
  • Lecture 3 (2:00-3:15 p.m.): "Mark of the Nails: Form and Function of the Crucifixion Marks in the Gospel of John" (academically focused lecture)
  • Q and A (3:30 p.m.)

This event is free and open to the public.

Born in London, England, Dr. Moss graduated from Worcester College, Oxford part of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England in 2000 with a B.A.(with Honors) in theology. In 2002 she received a M.A.R. in Biblical studies from Yale Divinity School. In 2006, Dr. Moss graduated from Yale University with a M.A. and M.Phil in religious studies, followed by a Ph.D. in Religious Studies in 2008. She became a full Professor in 2012, four years after receiving her PhD from Yale.

Her first book was the winner of the 2011 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise and has won fellowships and awards from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities. She served as an academic consultant to the television series The Bible and appeared in the History documentary series Bible Secrets Revealed. She is a frequent contributor to the National Geographic Channel, History Channel, and CBS News.

Dr. Moss writes regularly for The Daily Beast and has contributed to LA Times, Politico Magazine,,, Washington Post, Huffington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Times Higher Education Supplement.

Visit her website at

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