Saturday, February 19, 2011

Don Carson Coming to Oxford

It's a bit early, but mark your calendar for this special event. On March 26-27 , Oxford, OH is privileged to have Don Carson visit for a lecture on Saturday night at Miami University and teaching on Sunday morning at Oxford Bible Fellowship. Click the image for more details.

Press Release
Donald A. Carson, distinguished professor of New Testament will speak on the subject of his recent book, Christ and Culture Revisited (Eerdmans, 2008) at 8 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the Shriver Center on Saturday, March 26.

He will revisit H. Richard Niebuhr’s classic study, Christ and Culture (1951), which listed five positions held by Christians through the centuries: 1) Christ against Culture, 2) Christ of Culture, 3) Christ above Culture, 4) Christ and Culture in Paradox, and 5) Christ Transforming Culture.

Carson received his B.S. from McGill University, his M. Div. from Central Baptist Seminary, and his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He is the author or editor of over 50 books, and is a popular lecturer at conferences and universities.

The lecture, which is funded by the Edwin M. Yamauchi Lectureship and administered by the Oxford Community Foundation, is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the History Department, it is cosponsored by a number of campus organizations including the Oxford Bible Fellowship, the Faculty Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, and the Navigators. The lecture will be preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a dessert banquet with the speaker. There is no cost, but those who wish to attend will need to preregister by calling the Oxford Bible Fellowship (523-5300) by Wednesday, March 23, as seating is limited.

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