Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-04-15

Author and Christian apologist Dinesh D'Souza will speak at Samford University Thursday (April 17) at 7 p.m. in Reid Chapel. The public is invited free of charge.

In his most recent book, What's So Great About Christianity, D'Souza analyzes the significance and uniqueness of the Christian faith.

A former policy analyst in the Ronald Reagan White House, D'Souza is also the author of What's So Great About America (2002), The Enemy at Home (2006) and other books.

D'Souza's lecture is sponsored by the Samford Student Government Association's speakers series, according to SGA president Rob Howell.

 
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 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 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.