Published on November 6, 2015 at 10 a.m. by Kristen Padilla  
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Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School has announced that Timothy Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, will lecture at Samford Nov. 8, 2016.

The Election Day lecture will be open to the public as part of the school’s Faith, Work and Economics series.

Keller is a renowned speaker and cofounder of the Gospel Coalition. He also is a New York Times best-selling author with two of his books, The Reason for God and The Prodigal God, having sold more than one million copies and having been translated into 15 languages.

“Keller’s deep interest in this subject has resulted in his significant book, Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work, and the establishment of a major faith and work ministry at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan,” said Mark DeVine, director of the Kern Family Foundation Faith and Work grant and associate professor at Beeson Divinity School. “We look forward to Keller’s visit as part of our Faith and Work series.”

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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.