- The John Martin Gross and Clara Amanda Gross Memorial Lectures
September 22 and 23, 2014
Professor Philip Jenkins
Professor Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History, and Co-Director for the Program on Historical Studies of Religion, Institute for Studies of Religion, at Baylor University will deliver the 2014 Gross Memorial Lectures at 8:00PM, September 22 and 23, in the Ballroom of the Harre Union. Specific topics will be announced.
Professor Jenkins is a widely-published scholar whose books include The Next Christendom: The Rise of Global Christianity (2002) and, more recently, Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can't Ignore the Bible's Violent Verses (2011). He has also contributed to such publications as the Atlantic Monthly, Wall Street Journal, New Republic, First Things, Books and Culture, and a monthly column in The Christian Century.