Winter Lecture Series

The Global Pentecostalism Center at Southeastern University will host its Winter lecture series on Thursday, December 5, at 7 p.m. The speaker for the lecture is Dr. Miroslav Volf, founder and director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. The topic of the lecture is “Technology and the Future of Religion.” He will also be speaking at 9 a.m. in Bush Chapel on “What Is the Value of Being Better than Someone Else?”

Dr. Miroslav Volf (PhD) is a Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology at Yale University Divinity School in New Haven, Connecticut. He was educated in the United States and Germany as well as his native country, Croatia. Volf earned doctoral and post-doctoral degrees from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Volf is the author of a number of books including Exclusion and Embrace. This book was the winner of the Grawemeyer Award in Religion and named one of Christianity Today’s 100 most important religious books of the 20th century. He is also the author of Flourishing: Why We Need Religion in a Globalized World. He is actively involved in may top-level initiatives concerning Christian-Muslim relations and is a member of the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum.

The lecture is free and open to the public. It will take place at 7 p.m. in the Education Building, room A115, at Southeastern University. For more information, contact Dr. Robby Waddell at rcwaddell@seu.edu or call 863.667.5245.