Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-10-26
Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School will present its annual Reformation Heritage Lectures Oct. 27-29.
Beeson dean Dr. Timothy George will lecture daily at 11 a.m. in Andrew Gerow Hodges Chapel at Samford.
Topics are: Suddenly Calvin: What the Reformer
of Geneva Can Teach Us Today (Tuesday); William Tyndale and the Making
of the English Bible (Wednesday); and 1609-2009: The Baptist Story
(Thursday). The latter lecture is in recognition of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the Baptist movement.
The lectures are free and open to the public. A reservation-only luncheon will be held following the Wednesday lecture.
For information, call (205) 726-2731 or 800 888-8266, or go to www.beesondivinity.com.
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.