Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-10-30

Frank A. James III, president and professor of historical and systematic theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, Fla., will deliver this year's Reformation Heritage Lectures sponsored by Samford University's Beeson Divinity School Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

James will speak at 11 a.m. both days and also at 3 p.m. on Nov. 1 in Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel. A by-reservation discussion luncheon at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday will be followed by a 1 p.m. question and answer time in Hodges Chapel.

The theme is "The Reformations of Peter Martyr Vermigli." Tuesday's message is "Psalm 46: A Psalm of the Reformation." Wednesday's topics are The Catholic Reformation of Peter Martyr Vermigli at 11 a.m., and The Protestant Reformation of Peter Martyr Vermigli at 3 p.m.

For information or lunch reservations, telephone (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.