INDIANAPOLIS – Dr. Steven O’Malley, a former UIndy graduate (class of 1964) and now the J. T. Seamands Professor of Wesleyan Holiness History at Asbury Theological Seminary, will be this year’s Showers Lectures speaker. O’Malley is the author of several books, including Pilgrimage of Faith: The Legacy of the Otterbeins (1973) and “On the Journey Home” The History of Mission of the Evangelical United Brethren Church (2003).
O’Malley also directs the Center for the Study of World Christian Revitalization Movements. As part of the work of the Center, O’Malley directs a grant project from the Henry Luce Foundation to study global developments in Christianity.
The Showers Lectures at the University of Indianapolis will be held Tuesday, March 19. This year’s lectureship will explore the historical roots of the University of Indianapolis’s service ethic in the context of its Evangelical United Brethren Church heritage as well as consider the future prospects for “Education for Service” in relation to global Christian renewal movements.
Times and lectures will be:
- 4 p.m. “Education for Service: The Pedigree of a Motto.”
- 7 p.m. “Service in the Company of Christian Revitalization.”
Both lectures will be given in McCleary Chapel, which is located on the second floor of the Atrium in the Schwitzer Student Center.
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