Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-02-11
Preaching specialist Michael Quicke will present this year's William E. Conger Jr., Lectures on Biblical Preaching sponsored by Samford University's Beeson Divinity School. The lectures will be Feb. 22-24 at 11 a.m. each day in Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel. The public is invited free of charge.
Dr. Quicke, professor of preaching at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, Lombard, Ill., will speak on the theme, "Preachers as God's Change Agents."
A discussion luncheon will follow the lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Cost is $6. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 800-888-8266.
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.