Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan welcomes Dr. Dwight N. Hopkins, an eminent African American and global theologian, for the seminary’s inaugural Hayden Lectureship, March 26-28. The lectures are free and open to the public.
The Hayden Lectureship honors the legacy of Edwin V. Hayden, a prolific minister, writer and editor for the Christian Standard. In 1988, Emmanuel Christian Seminary honored Hayden as the first recipient of the James A. Garfield Award for service to the church.
Hopkins’ lecture series, “Being Human: Wealth, Leadership and Values,” includes:
- “Wealth and Faith in Black American Experiences,” Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m., B.D. Phillips Building
- “Black Liberation Theology and Global Cross-Cultural Leadership,” Wednesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m., Hopwood Christian Church
- “Global Values for Healthy Human Communities,” Thursday, March 28, at 11 a.m., B.D. Phillips Building
Hopkins is the Alexander Campbell Professor of Theology at The University of Chicago Divinity School. He is a graduate of Harvard University (B.A.), Union Theological Seminary (M.Div., M.Phil., Ph.D.) and the University of Cape Town (Ph.D).