Center launches lecture series

Tue, 2012-07-24 10:29 -- univcomm
The Center for Christian Leadership at Anderson University recently announced the inaugural Harp Lectures in Christian Theology & Leadership February 12-13. The featured speaker for the event will be Dr. Gilbert Bilezikian, founding member of the Willowcreek Community Church in Barrington IL and Professor Emeritus from Wheaton College. Dr. Bilezikian will be speaking on the topic, "Rediscovering Christian Community." Dr. Bilezikian has been called, “a most forceful advocate of the church as community on the current religious scene.”

Dr. Bilezikian is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies from Wheaton College, IL. He has taught at the European Bible Institute and served as President of Haigazian College in Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. Bilezikian also taught at Trinity College and served as pastor of Loundonville Community Church in Albany, NY. He has authored, The Liberated Gospel, Beyond Sex Roles, Christianity 101 and Community 101.

The schedule for the Harp Lectures is:

Tuesday, February 12
11 a.m., Miller Chapel, Anderson School of Theology Dr. Bilezikian will be speaking during the School of Theology weekly chapel service.

Wednesday, February 13
8 am to 9 a.m., Tallen Hall, Anderson School of Theology Open reception with Dr. Bilezikian

9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Miller Chapel, Anderson School of Theology Dr. Bilezikian will present a lecture and sharing entitled "Rediscovering Church as Biblical Community.” During this lecture, Dr. Bilezikian will be examining ways of doing church from the perspective of the New Testament criteria.

The Harp Lectures in Christian Theology & Leadership are free and open to the public. Please make seat and reception reservations by contacting the Center for Christian Leadership at 765-641-4533 or send e-mail to dee@anderson.edu.

Anderson University is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts institution of approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university has more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs of study in business, education and theology.