Previous Redding Lectures

View all of our previous Redding Lectures.

Previous speakers include:

  • 1998 – Dr. Alan Culpepper, Dean of McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University
  • 1999 – Dr. Molly Marshall, Professor at Central Baptist Theological Seminary
  • 2000 – Dr. David Garland, Professor of New Testament at Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University
  • 2001 – Dr. Michael Brady, Canisius Professor of Systematic Theology and Director of the Jesuit Institute, Boston College
  • 2002 – Dr. Ben Witherington, Professor of New Testament, Asbury Theological Seminary
  • 2003 – Mr. Philip Yancey, writer
  • 2004 – Dr. Richard B. Hays, Professor of New Testament, Duke University
  • 2005 – Dr. Grant Wacker, Professor of Church History, Duke University
  • 2006 – Dr. Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University
  • 2007 – Dr. John F. Haught, Georgetown University
  • 2008 – Dr. Karen Bullock, Fellow and Professor of Christian Heritage, and the Director of the Ph.D. program at B.H. Carroll Theological Institute
  • 2009 – Dr. Robert Kruschwitz, Director of the Center for Christian Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University
  • 2010 – Dr. Paul Redditt, Professor Emeritus of religion and former chair of the Religion Department at Georgetown College
  • 2011 – Dr. J. Kameron Carter, Associate Professor in Theology and Black Church Studies, Duke Divinity School
  • 2012 - Dr. Christine Pohl,
  • 2013 - Dr. Carol Osiek,
  • 2014 - [No Lecture]
  • 2015 - Dr. Paul Fiddes, Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Oxford and Director of Research, Regent’s Park College [Formerly served as Principal of Regent’s Park College]
  • 2016 - Dr. Jason A. Springs, Associate Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies; Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; University of Notre Dame
  • 2017 - Dr. Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University and Co-Director for Baylor’s Program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion.

Lecture Titles

  • 2012-13 Dr. Christine Pohl  (Recovering Hospitality in a Hostile Environment)
  • 2013-14 Dr. Carol Osiek  (Women in the Early Church)
  • 2014-15 Dr. Paul Fiddes  (‘Dystopia, Utopia and Millennium’: Images of Presence in an Anxious World)
  • 2015-16 Dr. Jason Springs  (Restorative Justice and the New Jim Crow)
  • 2016-17 Dr. Philip Jenkins (World Without End: Pluralism, Migration, and the Next Christianity)