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2017 Haskell Lectures: Origen and the Problem of Biblical Mistakes

Sunday, April 9 at 7:30pm

Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall, Science Center 119 Woodland Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

The Bible Always Was - and Still Is - a Problem: Cases Old and New

A series of lectures featuring Margaret Mitchell, Shailer Mathews Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature, the University of Chicago Divinity School.

"Origen and the Problem of Biblical Mistakes"
April 9,  7:30 pm

"John Chrysostom and the Problem of Ethical Motivation"
April 10,  7:30 pm

"Biblical Problems and Solutions in Contemporary American Public Life"
April 11, 4:30 pm

 

About the series:

The Haskell Lecture series is sponsored by the Department of Religion and is one of the most distinguished lectureships in the United States. It was established in 1899 by a bequest from the will of Mrs. Caroline E. Haskell to examine "Middle Eastern literature in its relation to the Bible and Christian teachings." Professor James Frederick McCurdy gave the first series of lectures, titled "The Bible and the Ancient World," in May 1908. Through the years eminent scholars of international renown have continually added to the series' stature.

 

 

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