Timothy George at Hamrick Lectures

Dr. Timothy George, Dean and Professor of Divinity, History and Doctrine, at the Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Alabama is the featured speaker at the 19th annual John A Hamrick Lectures at First Baptist Church of Charleston on January 19 and 20, 2014.

At 5:00p.m. on January 19 his topic is, “William Tyndale and the First English Bible.”    He will be introduced by Dr. Malcolm Clark, retired professor of the College of Charleston. At 10:00a.m. on January 20 his topic is “Bart, Bonhoeffer and the Barmen Declaration.”  He will be introduced by Dr. Michael Bryant, Dean of the School of Christian Studies at Charleston Southern University. David Templeton, Minister of Music and Worship at First Baptist Church will provide special music. Each session will also include a question and answer period. Dr. George will also sign copies of his books.

His book, Theology of the Reformers, is the standard textbook on Reformation theology in many schools and seminaries. It has been translated into many languages. The revised edition is now available. He is the chairman of  the board of The Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Dr. George is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Harvard Divinity School, and Harvard University. He and his wife Denise are the parents of two grown children.

The lectures were established to honor the work and life of Dr. John A. Hamrick long time pastor of First Baptist and the founding president of what is now Charleston Southern University. The lectures are free and the public is invited to attend.  Parking is located at 48 Meeting Street across the street from the Russell House.