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Exhibit of Bibles on display at Campbellsville University
Campbellsville University is hosting display of Bibles; next lecture to be October 6, 2011, on King James Version of the Bible
By Joan C. McKinney
News from Campbellsville University
CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - An exhibit of English and non-English Bibles is on display in the Campbellsville University Montgomery Library from now until the end of October. The display coincides with the university's observance of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. The second lecture in a series of four is Thursday, October 6, 2011, at 7pmET/6pmCT, in the Banquet Hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center, 110 University Drive, Campbellsville.
Dr. Robert Doty, English professor emeritus, and Dr. Glen Taul, university archivist, will deliver lectures related to the King James Bible. Doty's topic will be "Anchor Point: The King James Bible and English Literature," and Taul's will be "The King James Bible as a Political Act."
Both of the presentations will be about 30 minutes each, following which will be about 30 minutes for discussion.
The Bible material is on loan from Dr. Joel Drinkard, Senior Scholar and professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, who teaches online theology classes.Included in the exhibit are fragments of editions dating to 1247 to the King James Bible of 1611. Heres a list of the material in the exhibit:
On Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 7pmET in the Banquet Hall the speakers will be Dr. Shawn Williams, assistant professor of political science; and Dr. John Hurtgen, professor of New Testament and Greek and dean of the School of Theology, both from CU.
The celebration will come to a close on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 10 a.m. with a chapel service in the Ransdell Chapel. A short reception will follow.
If you'd like more information on the celebration, contact Taul at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 270-789-5390 or Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, at email@example.com or 270-789-5077.
This story was posted on 2011-09-29 04:09:56
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