Parchman Banner
"Friendships in the Kingdom: Missional Practice in 20th Century World Christianity"
Tuesday, April 7th
"Friendship: A Global Missional Ethic"
"In Christ there is No East or West: 1920s Visions of Fellowship"
Wednesday, April 8th
"Postcolonial Friendships"
Dana Robert Dr. Dana L. Robert
Boston University
Dana Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission at Boston University. Her research and teaching interests span the fields of mission history, the history of world Christianity, and mission theology. Her most recent books are Christian Mission: How Christianity Became a World Religion, and Converting Colonialism: Visions and Realities in Mission History, 1706-1914). Robert received her BA from Louisiana State University and her MA, MPhil, and PhD from Yale University.
You can watch or listen to our previous guests at the Parchman Lectures Media Library.

The Parchman Endowed Lectures bring world-renowned theologians to the Baylor campus and enable George W. Truett Theological Seminary to make a significant contribution to the realm of theological dialogue and the life of the church. All events are free and open to the public and will be held in the Paul W. Powell Chapel at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Previous presenters include:
  • Richard Mouw (2013-14)
  • Geoffrey Wainwright (2012-13)
  • Scot McKnight (2011-12)
  • Richard Bauckham (2010-11)
  • Lamin Sanneh (2009-10)
  • Bill Leonard (2008-09)
  • Ben Witherington III (2007-08)
  • Justo Gonzalez (2006-07)
  • Eugene Peterson (2005-06)
  • James Forbes (2004-05)
  • Walter Brueggemann (2003-04)
  • John Polkinghorne (2002-03)
  • N.T. Wright (2001-02)
  • Lewis B. Smedes (2000-01)
  • Jurgen Moltmann (1999-00)

For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Brewer.