Dobbs Lecture

"From Homer to The Hunger Games: Imaginative Reading for Preaching, Teaching, and Formation"

Greg Garrett Dr. Greg Garrett
Professor English, Baylor University

Greg Garrett is (according to BBC Radio) one of America's leading authorities on religion and culture. The author or co-author of twenty books and the 2013 Centennial Professor at Baylor University, Greg has also won university-wide teaching honors from the Student Congress and the university administration. He is a seminary-trained lay preacher in the Episcopal Church, a Fellow of the National Cathedral's College of Preachers, and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. Greg speaks, teaches, and preaches across the US and overseas.


You can watch or listen to our previous guests at the Dobbs Lecture media page.

The W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lectureship was established in 1995 by Dr. W.C. Dobbs of Mobile, Alabama, retired professor of Christian ethics at Mobile College of Mobile, Alabama.

Previous lecture presenters include:

  • Greg Garrett (2014-15)
  • Bruce Longenecker (2013-14)
  • Peter Ludwig Berger (2012-13)
  • Thomas Kidd (2011-12)
  • Henry Mitchell (2010-11)
  • Danny Carroll Rodas (2009-10)
  • Greg Boyd (2008-09)
  • Eileen W. Lindner (2004-05)
  • C. Stephen Evans (2003-04)
  • William J. Abraham (2002-03)
  • Leonora Tubbs Tisdale (2000-01)
  • Lawrence A Uzzell (1999-00)

For more information, please contact Dr. Brian Brewer.