Christian Scholars Conference: Lamin Sanneh

Christian Scholars Conference: Lamin Sanneh is in the past.

The 2014 Christian Scholars’ Conference presents Lamin Sanneh, the D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School and professor of history and international and area studies at Yale University, speaking in Lipscomb's Acuff Chapel. Professor Sanneh is an internationally acclaimed scholar and speaker and the author of over one hundred articles and books on religious and historical subjects.

Most recently he has published “Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity and Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African.” He is editor-at-large of The Christian Century and he was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI to the Pontifical Commission on Religious Relations with Muslims.


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 Sanneh lecture is the inaugural Frank & Della Pack 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: Elizabeth Clark
Friday, June 6, 3 p.m.
Nursing and Health Sciences Building

To see details of all the Christian Scholars' Conference events go to