The Zahniser Institute is pleased to welcome, along with the McAllaster Scholars, Dr. Richard Bauckham to the Greenville College campus. Dr. Bauckham is a New Testament scholar from Cambridge whose published works cover a wide range of topics including Jesus and the Gospels, the early Jerusalem church, and the Bible and contemporary issues. Dr. Bauckham is Professor Emeritus at St. Andrews, Scotland; a Fellow of the British Academy; a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh; Visiting Professor at St. Mellitus College, London; and Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He has traveled widely giving lectures and presenting conference papers.
An internationally accomplished author, Dr. Bauckham was awarded the Michael Ramsey Prize in 2009 and the Christianity Today Book Award in Biblical Studies in 2007 for his book Jesus and the Eyewitnesses: The Gospels as Eyewitness Testimony. Dr. Bauckham also received the 2010 Franz-Delitzsch Award from the Institute for Israel Studies for a volume of collected essays in “The Jewish World and the New Testament.” His most recent book is Living with Other Creatures: Green Exegesis and Theology.
Dr. Bauckham will present a lecture on "Faith in an Age of Ecological Destruction" on Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 pm at the Greenville College Whitlock Music Center. He will also present a chapel address titled "God the Farmer" on Friday, November 8, at 9:30 am in the Whitlock Music Center. Both events are free and open to the public.