The Department of Religion and Philosophy at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL will be hosting its annual Biblical Symposium on Monday and Tuesday, February 12 and 13, 2007. The theme of this year’s symposium is, “Violence in Scripture and Tradition.” The speakers will be: Dr. John J. Collins (Yale Divinity School), Dr. Richard A. Horsley (University of Massachusetts-Boston), Dr. Theodore Jennings (Chicago Theological Seminary), and Dr. Sharon Welch (University of Missouri-Columbia).
The event will run from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, with lunch being served on campus for $5.00. On Tuesday, Feb. 13, the event will run from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. There will be a registration fee of $25 ($10 for retired persons), but students with appropriate identification will be admitted free.
For further information, contact Beverly Johnson.
– Rico Vitz