Renowned Preacher John Piper to Lecture at Samford Nov. 1-3
Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-10-13
BIRMINGHAM---John Piper, pastor for preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minn., will deliver the Reformation Heritage Lectures sponsored by Samford University's Beeson Divinity School Nov. 1-3.
Dr. Piper will lecture at 11 a.m. each day in Samford's A. Gerow Hodges Chapel. His topic will be: "The Divine Majesty of the Word through the Voices of Luther, Calvin and Jeremiah."
A specialist in New Testament studies, Dr. Piper has taught biblical studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minn. He has been senior pastor at the Minneapolis church since 1980 and is the author of Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
Registration is $100, which includes all three lectures and a luncheon discussion on Wednesday, Nov. 2.
For information call (205) 726-2731.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.