Ed Blum, co-author of the Color of Christ and Associate Professor of History at San Diego State University, is scheduled to give a lecture on race and religion at UTC on Thursday, September 19 at 5:30pm. His talk will be part of the LeRoy Martin Distinguished Lecture Series.
It has been fun organizing this lecture series at UTC. So far, we have hosted the following speakers:
David Bebbington: "The King James Bible in Britain from the Late 18th Century" (11/7/2011)
Bruce Gordon: "Scripture and Church: Calvin, Servetus and Castellio" (1/19/2012
Gerald McDermott: "Jonathan Edwards, the Great Awakening, and the Future of Global Christianity" (2/14/2012)
Thomas Kidd: "Patrick Henry, the Great Awakening, and the Rise of Religious Liberty in Revolutionary Virginia" (2/15/2012)
Catherine Brekus: "Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America" (2/16/2012)
Grant Wacker: "Billy Graham and the Shaping of Modern America" (3/1/2012)
D. G. Hart: "What Makes the Religious Right Different from Political Islam?" (9/27/2012)
John Fea: "Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?" (10/9/2012)
Amanda Porterfield: "Conceived in Doubt: Religion and Politics in the New American Nation" (11/8/2012)
Philip Jenkins, "The Coming of Global Christianity" (2/20/2013)
I look forward to the lectures in the fall and spring of the 2013-2014 academic year!