Truett Seminary To Host Inaugural Parchman Lectures March 21-22

March 15, 2000

by LoAna Lopez

WACO, Texas -- "Is There Life After Death?" presented by theologian Jnrgen Moltmann, will kick off the inaugural Parchman Endowed Lectures at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, in room 510 of the Cashion Academic Center on the Baylor University campus. The lectures are presented by George W. Truett Theological Seminary.

Moltmann also will present "Perichoresis: An Old Magical Word for a New Tritarian Theology" at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, also in room 510 of Cashion. "A Response from Theologians" will follow at 3:30 p.m.

"Jnrgen Moltmann is the preeminent living Protestant theologian in the world," said Dr. A.J. Conyers, professor of theology at Truett Seminary. "He's best known for a theology of hope. He has written on environmental issues and on the public relevance of theology."

Moltmann is an emeritus professor of theology at the University of Tnbingen in Germany. He has written several books, including Theology of Hope and most recently, God for a Secular Society: The Public Relevance of Theology.

Leo and Gloriana Parchman established the Parchman Endowed Lectures in 1999 to encourage dynamic discussion on topics related to theological studies. These annual lectures will provide presentations by world-renowned theologians that benefit the Baylor and Waco communities.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (254) 710-3755.

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