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Greenville College Welcomes Bauckham to Campus for Second Annual McAllaster Lecture

Greenville College Welcomes Bauckham to Campus for Second Annual McAllaster Lecture

Greenville College Welcomes Bauckham to Campus for Second Annual McAllaster Lecture

Dr. Richard Bauckham will join the ranks of notable scholars to speak at Greenville College at the Second Annual McAllaster Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 7 and during chapel on Friday, Nov. 8. Bauckham is a biblical scholar and theologian from Cambridge whose published works include topics including the early Jerusalem church, Jesus and the Gospels, and ecological ethics and the Bible.

Bauckham, an internationally accomplished author, received the Michael Ramsey Prize in 2009 and the Christianity Today Book Award in Biblical Studies in 2007 for his book “Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony.” More recently, Bauckham received the 2010 Franz-Delitzsch Award from the Institute for Israel Studies for a volume of collected essays in “The Jewish World and the New Testament.” Dr. Bauckham is Professor Emeritus at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland; a Fellow of the British Academy; a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh; Visiting Professor at St. Mellitus College, London; and Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He has traveled widely giving lectures and presenting conference papers.

Bauckham will be the featured scholar in the second annual Greenville College McAllaster Lecture series. The series, sponsored by the college’s McAllaster Scholars Program, brings celebrated Christian scholars to campus each fall to speak about contemporary issues and faith. On Nov. 7 at 7 p.m., Bauckham will present his lecture, “Faith in an Age of Ecological Destruction” in Whitlock Music Center. Bauckham will also deliver a chapel address entitled “God the Farmer” in the Whitlock Music Center at Greenville College on Nov. 8 at 9:30 a.m. Both presentations are free and open to the public.

This story was published on October 30, 2013




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