A new lecture series at Samford University September 9-11 will bring some of the greatest minds in Christian academia to explore research at the intersection of faith and higher education.
The two-part Distinguished Lecture Series is hosted by Samford’s Provost J. Michael Hardin and is open to the public. Ticket sales open Monday, July 15, and can be purchased individually for $20 each or as a package for $30 at tickets.samford.edu. Admission is free for Samford employees and students.
“Space, Time and History: Jesus and the Challenge of God” featuring N.T. Wright
Wright Center, 7-8:30 p.m.
Public lecture and book signing
What do we mean when we say ‘God,’ and how do we know? Those questions have exercised theologians, philosophers and enquiring minds of all sorts for centuries, often without considering the historical world of meaning in which Jesus himself lived.
About N. T. Wright
N. T. Wright is the research professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He previously taught New Testament in Cambridge, McGill and Oxford Universities before serving the church in various posts, finally as Bishop of Durham. A world-renowned scholar, Wright has published more than 80 books at both academic and popular levels and has broadcast frequently on radio and TV. Wright is married with four children and five grandchildren.