Public invited to LCU lectures
presented by internationally acclaimed scholar
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[October 01, 2013]
Lincoln Christian University
will host its James D. Strauss Worldview Lectureship on Tuesday and
Wednesday. This year's featured lecturer will be Dr. Darrell L. Bock
of Dallas Theological Seminary, who will address the topic "Kingdom,
Cross, or Both? Sorting Out What the Gospel Is."
The first lecture will be presented on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the
Earl C Hargrove Chapel. A lunchtime question-and-answer session will
follow at noon in Restoration Hall's Dowling Auditorium. At 7 p.m.
Tuesday, there will be another lecture in Dowling Auditorium. A
fourth lecture will conclude the series on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in
The lectures are free and open to the public.
Dr. Bock has earned international acclaim as a Humboldt Scholar
for his work in Luke-Acts, historical Jesus study, biblical theology
and messianic Jewish ministries. He serves as editor-at-large for
Christianity Today and is a board member of Chosen People Ministries
and Wheaton College. He has written more than 30 books, and his
articles have been featured in leading journals and periodicals. He
has been a guest on several news and Christian programs, including
ABC, CNN, "Day of Discovery" and the John Ankerberg shows. He blogs
at the Dallas Morning News for Texas Faith, and has been a New York
Times best-selling author in nonfiction. He is elder emeritus at
Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas, Texas.
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His educational background includes a bachelor's degree from the
University of Texas, a master's in theology from Dallas Theological
Seminary, a doctorate from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland
and postdoctoral studies from the University of Tubingen in Germany.
The James D. Strauss Lectureship honors the legacy of Dr. James
Strauss, former LCU professor of theology and philosophy. The
lecture series invites some of the finest minds in a Christian
worldview to address issues affecting Christians and Christianity
today. The lectures are presented each fall on the first Tuesday and
Wednesday of October.
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