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April Lectures at Seattle Pacific University

March 25th, 2009 by Miss Kitty

We often forget that we have a university right in our backyard.  The following lectures, held at Seattle Pacific University, are free and wheelchair accessible. Free parking is available in the West Dravus Street parking lot.  Enjoy!

Perkins Lecture
Reconciliation advocate and evangelical civil rights leader Dr. John Perkins will speak on Tuesday, April 7, 9:30-10:20 a.m. at First Free Methodist Church, 3200 Third Ave West, adjacent to the SPU campus.

Marston Lecture
“Toward a Theology of Mental Illness” will be the topic of the annual C. May Marston lecture given by Marcia Webb, SPU associate professor of graduate psychology. The lecture will be held Thursday, April 16, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Demaray Hall 150. For more information, call 206-281-2003.

Shiller Lecture
Robert Shiller, New York Times bestselling author and professor of economics at Yale University, is recognized worldwide for his brilliant forecasts of financial bubbles and insights into market dynamics. He will speak from 1-2:45 p.m. on Monday, April 27, in Upper Gwinn Commons.  For more information, call 206-281-2723.

Walls Lecture
Robert Wall, the Paul T. Walls Professor of Scripture and Wesleyan Studies at SPU, will speak on “John’s John: The Tenor of Scripture in a Wesleyan Key, Part Two.” His talk will be held 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, in the Queen Anne Room of Upper Gwinn Commons. For more information, call 206-281-2003.

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