The Wilken Colloquium Welcomes Tracey Rowlan to Baylor

Feb. 27, 2013
Tracey Rowlan, Ph.D.Tracey Rowlan, Ph.D.

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WACO, Texas (Feb. 27, 2013) - Baylor University's Honors College in collaboration with the Center for Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue and the Canada Research Chair for Interpretation, Religion and Culture at Trinity Western University welcome Tracey Rowlan, Ph.D., dean and permanent fellow of John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family in Melbourne, Australia.

Rowlan's lecture, "The Humanism of Incarnation: Catholic, Barthian and Dutch Reformed," will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1 in the Foyer of Meditation located in Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave.

The Wilken Colloquium is an annual forum held at Baylor University to host conversation between Catholic and Evangelical scholars. The colloquium aims to foster collegial sharing of wisdom inspired by the model of Robert Louis Wilken's work and interest with particular attention to spiritual interpretation of Scripture.

Rowland holds degrees in law, politics and philosophy from the Universities of Queensland and Melbourne and a doctorate from the Divinity School of the University of Cambridge. She is also a Fellow of the Centre for Theology and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham, an Honorary Fellow of Campion College, Sydney and an Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Faith, Ethics and Society of the University of Notre Dame (Sydney).

This lecture is free and open to faculty, staff and students at Baylor. For more information, contact the Honors College at 254-710-1523.

by Rebecca Malzahn , student newswriter, (254) 710-6805


Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

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