Dr. Eileen W. Linder, deputy general secretary for research and planning of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., will give the annual W.C. Dobbs Endowed Lecture in Applied Christianity at Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
Dr. Ellen Charry, the Margaret W. Harmon Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in room 120 at Morrison Constitution Hall on the Baylor University campus. Her lecture - "Can We Know God?" - is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Baylor's Institute for Faith and Learning.
Rising music star Anthony Evans will perform at Baylor University during Chapel services at 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, in Waco Hall. Evans' solo debut album, "Even More," was released in June 2004 and features guest appearances from Kirk Franklin and Crystal Lewis.
Gary Permenter, from Columbus, Miss., will speak to Baylor University students during Chapel services at 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, in Waco Hall. According to his web site, "Gary uses his sense of humor and quick wit to make instant connections with people of all ages and backgrounds."
Baylor University's Institute of Faith and Learning hosted author Naomi Schaefer Riley at its monthly brown bag luncheon on Feb. 10 in Morrison Constitution Hall, where she discussed her book, God on the Quad: How Religious Colleges and the Missionary Generation Are Changing America.
Naomi Schafer Riley, author of God on the Quad: How Religious Colleges and the Missionary Generation Are Changing America, will speak about her book at Baylor University's Institute for Faith and Learning's brown bag luncheon. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in room 100 at Morrison Constitution Hall.
One of the pre-eminent sociologists of the 20th century will speak Tuesday, Feb. 8, as part of the second annual Hugh and Beverly Wamble Lectures on Religious Liberty. Dr. Peter Berger, director of the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University, will lecture on "Religion and Global Pluralism" at 3:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium at Baylor University.
Baylor University broke ground Feb. 4 on the Bill and Eva Williams Bear Habitat Complex, a visible commitment to maintaining the tradition of Baylor's bear mascots, while providing a home for them more similar to their natural environment.