Newell Lectureship hosts Dr. Morna Hooker

Wed, 2006-10-18 12:57 -- univcomm
October 18, 2006

Anderson University will welcome Dr. Morna Hooker to the campus October 23-24 for the 2006 Newell Lecture. The title of the 2006 Newell Lecture is “Content and Context: the Relevance of Paul’s Gospel.” The lectures will begin both days at 9 a.m. and will be conducted in Park Place Church of God.

Dr. Morna Hooker, Lady Margaret’s Professor Emerita of Divinity at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, began her theological studies at the University of Bristol. After a career in education for nearly 40 years at King’s College in London, the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, she remains a Fellow at Robinson College and is also a Methodist preacher. Hooker has written several books, and has been lecturing since 1977.

The schedule for the 2006 Newell Lecture is the following (please contact the Center for Christian Leadership at Anderson University for confirmation).

OCTOBER 23:
9-9:50 am: “Paul the Jew”
10-10:50 am: “Paul the Apostle”
11 a.m. to 12 noon—Q & A Session

OCTOBER 24:
9-9:50 am: “Paul the Theologian”
10-10:50 am: “Paul the Pastor”
11 a.m. to 12 noon—Q & A Session

For more information on the 2006 Newell Lectureship contact Dee Stephens at (765) 641-4533 or at dstephens@anderson.edu. Information about the lecture can also be reviewed on the Newell Lectures web page.

Anderson University is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts institution of approximately 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, music, nursing, education and theology. On October 6, 2006, the university launched a $110 million campaign entitled; “Dreams, Discovery, Direction.” The campaign, set to conclude on May 31, 2010, is the university’s largest fundraising effort to date which marked $61 million raised toward the goal at the time of the launch. For more information abou the "Dreams, Discovery, Direction" campaign visit www.anderson.edu/campaign .