Millsaps schedules Emory professor for Summers Lecture


Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson of Emory University will present the 2009 Summers Lecture Feb. 10 at Millsaps College. His keynote address will be “How the Bible isTrue.”

Johnson is the R. W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian origins at Candler School of Theology in Atlanta.

The day’s schedule will include a keynote lecture, a lunch panel presentation, and time for open conversation with Johnson. Details will be posted in early January. Persons seeking one-half CEU must attend all activities to receive certification. Reservations for a $5 box lunch will be taken in advance or participants may bring a lunch. There is no registration fee.

For information, call the religious studies department at 601-974-1334 or e-mail Steve Smith at

The Summers Lectures, presented annually on the Millsaps campus, are endowed by a gift from the late Rev. Lemuel C. Summers and by the Reiff-Lewis Endowment Fund.