Beesonís Lay Academy of Theology Offers Courses, Seminars and Morecomment (0)
January 30, 2014
Beeson Divinity School at Samford University in Birmingham will offer various courses through its Lay Academy of Theology. The noncredit offerings are designed to be of interest to clergy and laity.
The evening courses, led by Beeson professors, meet one night a week for six weeks, starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 8 p.m.
Beeson professor Gerald Bray will lead a weekday seminar, The Life and Thought of John Calvin, Jan. 27–31, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Two of Beeson’s three annual lectureships will be held during the spring semester: Biblical Studies Lectures featuring Craig Keener, professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky., Feb. 4–6; and the William E. Conger Jr. Lectures on Biblical Preaching featuring Andrew Purves, professor of historical theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, March 4–5. The lectures are open to the public and most will be held at 11 a.m. each day in A. Gerow Hodges Chapel.
The Lay Academy of Theology’s Boot Camp for Christian Writers, led by veteran writers Denise George and Carolyn R. Tomlin, will offer two seminars in February. Additional Boot Camp seminars will be held in April.
For complete course descriptions and more information, visit www.beesondivinity.com/layacademy or call 205-726-2731.