LCU Seminary Lecture Takes on the
Subject of Marriage
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[March 24, 2017]
- Lincoln Christian University (LCU) is hosting its bi-annual
Seminary Lectureship on March 29, 2017. The speaker for the
lectureship titled, “Towards a Missiology of Sex and Marriage,” is
Dr. Robert J. Priest, one of the premier missiologists of the 21st
Dr. Priest, (PhD, University of California, Berkeley) is the G.W.
Aldeen professor of international studies and professor of mission
and anthropology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, as well as
the current president of the Evangelical Missiological Society and
former president of the American Society of Missiology. His
publications and research interests focus on a wide variety of
missiological topics including short-term missions, race and
ethnicity, witchcraft accusations, missions and money and
anthropology of religion.
Missiology is the study of the science of missions, and therefore,
covers multiple disciplines including theology, anthropology,
sociology, and ecclesiology. In his lectureship this month, Dr.
Priest will cover three topics: “Sex and Marriage: old Patterns and
New” at 9 a.m. in the Hargrove Chapel Auditorium, “The Value of
Missiology for Christian Leaders in Changing Cultures of Sex and
Marriage” at noon in Restoration Hall’s Dowling Auditorium and
“Tough Questions, Possible Futures, Current Priorities” at 2 p.m. in
Every other spring, LCU’s Seminary Lectureship invites speakers that
focus on the various disciplines represented in the Seminary such as
theology, psychology, Christian education, intercultural studies,
history or other areas. The public is welcome to attend any or all
of these lectures.
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