D.A. Carson to Speak at Staley Lecture Series

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio—Dr. D.A. Carson, research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Illinois), will be the guest speaker for Cedarville University`s Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program Feb. 10-12. Carson will speak at 10 a.m. each morning in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center. Prior to coming to Trinity in 1978, Carson served on the faculty of Northwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Vancouver, British Columbia. His career has included teaching, pastoral service, and itinerant ministry in Canada and the United Kingdom. Carson is a prolific author, having written or edited more than 45 books. Some of his best-known works include The Sermon on the Mount (Baker 1978), How Long, O Lord? Reflections on Suffering and Evil (Baker 1990), The Gospel According to John (Eerdmans 1991), A Call to Spiritual Reformation (Baker 1992), and New Testament Commentary Survey (Baker 1993). His book The Gagging of God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism (Zondervan 1996) won the 1997 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion Award in the category of theology and doctrine. A graduate of Cambridge University, Carson is an expert in the areas of biblical theology, the historical Jesus, Postmodernism, pluralism, Greek grammar, Johannine theology, Pauline theology, and questions of suffering and evil. He holds membership in the Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, and the Institute for Biblical Research. The lecture series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 937-766-7808. The Staley Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program is funded by the Thomas F. Staley Foundation of Larchmont, N.Y. This private, nonprofit organization seeks to support men and women who truly believe, cordially love, and actively propagate the gospel of Jesus Christ in its historical and scriptural fullness. Cedarville University thanks the Thomas F. Staley Foundation for making this annual lectureship program possible. -30-