The 2014 Christian Scholars’ Conference presents Carl Holladay, the Charles Howard Candler Professor of New Testament Studies at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, at its first plenary session of the conference. His lecture in the Collins Alumni Auditorium will be on “Abraham J. Malherbe: A Case Study in Scholarly Leadership.”
Professor Holladay practices classical academic scholarship and professional application through his writing, teaching and church engagement. He is the single author of seven books and, in addition to serving on editorial boards for multiple scholarly journals. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory and a popular lecturer at colleges and universities around the globe.
The Christian Scholars' Conference is a conference for theologians and scholars in any discipline, designed to nurture an intellectual Christian community that stimulates scholarly dialogue and collaboration. This year’s conference theme is leadership in the academy, religion and civic life. The Carl Holladay lecture is the conference's inaugural Abraham J. Malherbe Plenary.
Each year various conference sessions and activities are free and open to the public. Other free events at this year’s conference include:
Christian Scholars Conference: Phyllis Tickle
Thursday, June 5
3:45 p.m., Collins Alumni Auditorium
Christian Scholars Conference: Lamin Sanneh
Friday, June 6
2:15 p.m., Acuff Chapel
Christian Scholars Conference: Elizabeth Clark
Friday, June 6, 3 p.m.
Nursing and Health Sciences Building
To see details on all the Christian Scholars' Conference events, go to www.lipscomb.edu/csc.