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Summers Lecture


Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 - "When Good People Suffer: Responses in Ancient Near Eastern Literature and the Book of Job"

Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex, Room 215

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Please register online, where you may reserve a lunch ($10) and request continuing education credit  (1/2 CEU available to clergy for participation in the full schedule for the day; $10 processing fee). To view a full schedule, please go here.

2015 Summers Lecture Millsaps College

World Renowned Scholar, Choon-Leong Seow

10 AM  Millsaps Faculty Panel: “Job Lives in Art and the Academy”  AC215
Come hear how the book of Job and its ideas live on in drama and film and the academy, with interesting Millsaps  professors Shelli Poe, Peter Friedrich, Kristen Golden, and Steve Smith.

11:30 AM  Summers Lecture:  Choon-Leong Seow, Princeton Theological Seminary, "When Good People Suffer: Responses in Ancient Near Eastern Literature and the Book of Job”  AC215

12:45 PM  For Lunch ($10) and to register for CE credits you must visit www.centerforministry.com.

1:30-3:00 PM  Religious Leaders Panel:  “Pain, Suffering, and Job in the Real World” AC 222
Come hear local religious leaders talk about suffering and how Job and other resources are useful or not.  Responses by Dr. Seow.

Questions? Contact:  James E. Bowley, james.bowley@millsaps.edu


Presented annually by the Religious Studies Department. Endowed by a gift from the Reverend Lemuel C. Summers (1888-1988) and by the Reiff-Lewis Endowment Fund. "To enable Millsaps College to present outstanding speakers in religion and related fields to address the complex issues faced by church and society."