Forester Lecture to emphasize the rise of the liberal arts

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2013-09-05
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HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s Forester Lecture Series welcomes Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey at 7 p.m. Sept. 17. The first lecture of the year will embark upon “Scripture in the Monastic Studium and the Rise of the Liberal Arts.”

The lectures are free and open to the public.

Jeffrey is the distinguished professor of literature at Baylor University. He is also a humanities distinguished senior fellow and director of manuscript research in scripture and tradition.

The Forester Lecture Series is designed to bring interesting persons and topics to the attention of students and the regional community.

The Forester Lecture Series at Huntington University is coordinated by Dr. David Alexander, associate professor of philosophy. For more information, contact Alexander at 260-359-4305.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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