2000 Dobbs Lecture Features Princeton Seminary Professor

Oct. 30, 2000

by Lori Scott Fogleman

Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary will present the 2000 W.C. Dobbs Lecture in Applied Christianity at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the large parlor of First Baptist Church, Waco, 500 Clay. Dr. Leonora Tubbs Tisdale, The Elizabeth M. Engle Associate Professor of Preaching and Worship at Princeton Theological Seminary, is this year's featured speaker.

Tisdale holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia and Princeton Theological Seminary. Her writings include Preaching as Local Theology and Folk Art and numerous articles and book chapters, including "The Calling of the Preacher" in Best Advice for Preaching (Minneapolis: Fortree, 1998) and "Women's Ways of Communicating: A New Blessing for Preaching" in Women, Gender and Christian Community (Louisville: W/JKP, 1997). She is editor of The Abingdon Women's Preaching Annual, Series 2, Year B, and co-editor of the forthcoming Opening the Table: An Invitation to Multicultural Worship.

The W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship in Applied Christianity was established in 1995 by Dr. W.C. Dobbs, retired professor of Christian ethics at Mobile College of Mobile, Ala. The inaugural lecture was presented by Dr. Lawrence A. Uzzell in September 1999.

The Dobbs Lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call Truett Seminary at (254) 710-3755 or 1-800-BAYLOR-U, option 5.

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