Preaching lecture, workshop set at Saint Meinrad
Tuesday, October 1- Wednesday, October 2
Time: 7 p.m. Lecture; 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Workshop
Location: Lecture: 5th floor conference room, St. Bede Hall
Workshop: Flexible Conference Room, Newman Hall
Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St.
Meinrad, IN, will present the 23rd annual John S. and Virginia
Marten Lecture in Homiletics on Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m.
Central Time. The lecture will be given in the conference room on
the fifth floor of St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad campus.
This year's lecturer is Dr. Charles Campbell, professor of
homiletics at Duke University. The lecture is titled "Preaching and
Apocalyptic Imagination." Focusing on Paul's First Letter to the
Corinthians, Campbell will explore the character of preaching at
the threshold of the old age and the new. He will discuss both
theological dimensions of apocalyptic imagination and practical
implications for preaching.
He will also conduct a workshop on Wednesday, October 2, from
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Central Time in the Flexible Conference
Room, located on the fourth floor of Newman Hall.
Campbell earned a doctorate in theology and ethics from Duke
University in 1993. He has been professor of homiletics there since
2009. Previously, he was the Peter Marshall Professor of Homiletics
from 2004-2008 at Columbia Theological Seminary, where he had
taught since 1991.
His publications include Preaching Fools: The Gospel as a
Rhetoric of Folly (with Johan Cilliers, 2012); The Word
Before the Powers: An Ethic of Preaching (2002); The Word
on the Street: Performing the Scriptures in the Urban Context
(with Stanley P. Saunders, 2000); and Preaching Jesus: New
Directions for Homiletics in Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology
He is past president of the Academy of Homiletics.
This lecture/workshop series is made possible by an endowment
established by the John S. Marten family of Indianapolis. For
decades, Virginia Marten and the late John S. Marten have
generously supported the homiletics program at Saint Meinrad.
There is no cost for the lecture or workshop, but reservations
are appreciated. If overnight accommodations are needed, please
call Group Accommodations, (812) 357-6467. For further information,
call Dr. Richard Stern at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of
Theology, (812) 357-6627.
Parking is available behind St. Bede Hall, as well as at the
Guest House and student parking lots.