Published on September 1, 2021 by Sean Flynt  
Wisdom Literature


Samford University’s Department of Biblical and Religious Studies will host an in-person and online discussion of Samford professor Will Kynes’ 2019 book An Obituary of 'Wisdom Literature’ Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. CT. Participants can attend the event in Chapman Hall 322 or via Zoom (registration required).

Professors Tremper Longman (Westmont College) and Dominick S. Hernández S. Hernández (Biola University) will offer responses and join in a question-and-answer session.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.