Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-09-29

Samford University's Beeson Divinity School will present guest lecturer Myron Augsburger during this year's Reformation Heritage Lectures Oct. 28-30.

"Course Corrections in our Journey of Faith" is the topic of the series. The public is invited to the lectures free of charge.

Dr. Augsburger is president emeritus of Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va., where he was also professor of theology. His service has ranged from the local church to international evangelistic preaching missions, and includes ecumenical efforts in the U.S. and Canada.

He has been an evangelist, church planter and pastor, and moderator of his denomination.

President of EMU during 1965-80, Augsburger was president of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities during 1988-95. He has written more than 20 books.

Lectures will be in A. Gerow Hodges Chapel at 11 a.m. all three days, and also at 1 p.m. following a ticketed $7.50 luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 29. For luncheon reservations, 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.