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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.