January 23 – 25th, 2023
Monday: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11am-12pm & 2:30-3:30pm
Join us on campus in the chapel for a free academic lectureship. No need to pre-register. Come for one of all of these lectures sponsored by the Dr. Garry Owen M.D. Memorial.
This year’s lecture features Dr. Duane Garrett, who will bring a series of five lectures based on his recent book, The Problem of the Old Testament: Hermeneutical, Schematic, and Theological Approaches.
With exegetical precision, Duane Garrett analyzes proposed interpretive strategies to link both testaments, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. Then he courageously proposes a method linking the two testaments on sounder exegetical grounding without resorting to special pleading or interpretive stabs in the dark. Students of both testaments of the Bible will find much to learn from Garrett’s study, honing their interpretive skills, understanding how the biblical writers wrote and how their messages cohere into a unified whole.
-Kevin C. Peacock, professor of Old Testament and Hebrew
Dr. Duane A. Garrett is John R. Sampey Professor of Old Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky since 2004. Garrett brings many years of teaching, writing, research, and pastoral experience.
Dr. Garrett has served on the faculty at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Bethel Seminary, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary, Mid-America Baptist Seminary, and Korea Baptist Seminary. He has authored numerous books, including Song of Songs in the Word Biblical Commentary, A Modern Grammar for Classical Hebrew, Angels and the New Spirituality, Authority and Interpretation, and Hosea and Joel in the New American Commentary. He is the general editor of The Archaeology Study Bible (Zondervan).