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.
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.