Posted by William Nunnelley on 2011-02-11


Dr. Miriam Adeney, associate professor of global and urban ministry at Seattle Pacific University and president of the American Society of Missiology in 2010, will lecture at Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School Global Center Thursday and Friday, Feb. 17-18.  The lectures in Divinity Hall N101 are open to the public.

            Dr. Adeney will speak on “Lions and Lambs: Power and Humility in Global Christianity” at a noon luncheon Thursday.  To register for the free luncheon, email or call 205 726-2170.

            She will speak on “Tigers and Giraffes: Media and Message” Friday at 1 p.m.

            Adeney also serves as a teaching fellow at Regent College and adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary.  She is a member of the board of Christianity Today and a mission associate of the World Evangelical Alliance.

            Her books include Kingdom Without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity; Daughters of Islam: Building Bridges with Muslim Women; God’s Foreign Policy: Practical Ways to Help the World’s Poor; A Time for Risking: Priorities for Women and How To Write: A Christian Writer’s Guide.

            Adeney is a graduate of Wheaton College with a master’s degree from Syracuse University and Ph.D. from the University of Washington.

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.