As part of my duties as Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, I am in charge of inviting speakers to give public lectures. This academic year's Christian History and Thought lectures, sponsored by the Martin Distinguished Professorship in Religious Studies, features a number of well known scholars, including David Bebbington. Here is the schedule:
Monday, November 7, 2011 at noon: David Bebbington on "The King James Bible in Britain from the Late 18th Century"
Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7pm: Bruce Gordon from Yale Divinity School on his new biography of John Calvin
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7pm: Gerald McDermott from Roanoke College on his new theological book on Jonathan Edwards
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 7pm: Thomas Kidd from Baylor University on his new biography on Patrick Henry
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7pm: Catherine Brekus of the University of Chicago Divinity School on her upcoming biography of the 18th-c. diarist Sarah Osborn
Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 7pm: Grant Wacker of Duke Divinity School on his forthcoming biography of Billy Graham
All lectures are free and open to the public. If you are in the area, I invite you to attend.
More information about the lectures, as well as the venues and parking can be found at: http://www.utc.edu/Academic/PhilosophyAndReligion/events.php