Huntington University to host inaugural Bergdall Lectureship

Old Testament Scholar Walter Kaiser to speak
Walter Kaiser, Bergdall LectureshipHUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University is hosting its inaugural Bergdall Endowed Lectureship on Biblical Studies at 7 p.m. April 2 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Walter Kaiser, one of the top evangelical Old Testament scholars in the world, will be the featured speaker for the event. He will address “Why Does God Use the Jewish People?”

Kaiser, now retired, was the president of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, former Old Testament professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, former president of the Evangelical Theological Society and the author of more than 40 academic books and commentaries on a variety of Biblical topics. He is one of the most respected evangelical voices in America.

The event is free and open to the public.

The lectureship is named in honor of Dr. Chaney Bergdall, professor emeritus of Bible and religion, who retired from the university in 2012.
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 has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” 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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