George Knight Lectures
The George Knight Lectures
October 22-23, 2012
Speaker: Dr. David E. Garland
Topic: “Enacted Christology in the Gospel of Mark”
October 22 | 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Reception following in the Logsdon Reception Room
October 23 | 9:30 - 10:15 am
October 23 | 11:55 am - 1:10 pm
Multipurpose Room, Johnson Building
October 23 | 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Logsdon Reception Room
Students and Invited Guests
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Dr. David E. Garland serves as the dean of Baylor University’s Truett Seminary. From 2008 to 2010, he also served as interim president of Baylor University. Garland attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY where he received his M. Div. and Ph.D degrees. Garland taught at Southern for 21 years and was Chairman of the Biblical Division from 1992-1997. Between 1993 and 1997 he was the Ernest and Mildred Hogan Professor of New Testament Interpretation. Garland has done post-graduate study at Eberhard-Karls Universitaet, Tuebingen, Germany and at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He has authored, co-authored, or edited seventeen books, including The Intention of Matthew 23; Reading Matthew: A Literary and Theological Commentary on the First Gospel; and Mark, NIV Commentary. The commentary “Gospel of Mark” received the Gold Medallion in 2003, and the CBA Award of Merit from Christianity Today in 2004. Garland recently co-authored a book with his wife Diana, Dean of the School of Social Work at Baylor, entitled: Flawed Families of the Bible: How God’s Grace Works Through Imperfect Relationships. Garland continues his commitment and service to local church ministry and has served as interim pastor of many churches in Kentucky, Indiana, and Texas.
About Dr. George Knight
Dr. George W. Knight came to Hardin-Simmons University in 1976 from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he had served as instructor of New Testament and Greek. He was subsequently appointed as the first Cook-Derrick Chair of Bible and Greek at HSU. He established HSU’s archaeology program and led more than 20 archaeological expeditions to Israel and Greece, eventually becoming a field supervisor. He holds degrees from Louisiana College, the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received his PhD in 1973. Dr. Knight has distinguished himself in his commitment to teaching and scholarship and in his contribution to the larger life of the University and of the community in which he lives. Dr. Knight retired from the HSU faculty in 2002.
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The George Knight Lectures are presented by Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon School of Theology