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.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.