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Lecture Series at Florida Southern University: “The Future of Christian Theology”

November 28 - November 29

A two-day series of lectures at Florida Southern College in Lakeland will bring together some of the world’s most illustrious theologians to give their views on the topic “The Future of Christian Theology.”
The college’s annual Warren W. Willis Lecture in Religion is this year being combined with the inaugural P.M. Boyd Lecture in Evangelism to offer these Christian leaders the opportunity to share their thoughts on the future of theology. The lectures will be held at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Nov. 28 and at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. on Nov. 29 in the Annie Pfeiffer Chapel at FSC.
Dr. Jürgen Moltmann, widely considered the world’s most influential living theologian, will give the concluding lecture in the series. Other speakers include respected thinkers who studied with Dr. Moltmann, such as Dr. Miroslav Volf, Dr. Douglas Meeks, and Dr. Nancy E. Bedford. The lectures promise to correlate human political and economic activity to the Christian message of hope and love.
The lectures are free and open to the public.
Dr. Moltmann is the emeritus professor of systematic theology at the University of Tübingen and known for influential works that emphasize the relationship between suffering and hope.
Dr. Volf is Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale University Divinity School and founding director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.
Dr. Meeks is Cal Turner Chancellor Professor of Theology and Wesleyan Studies Emeritus at The Divinity School, Vanderbilt University.
For more information about the lectures, contact rvanderslice@flsouthern.edu or call (863) 680-4180.

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Start:
November 28
End:
November 29