Anderson School of Theology For Laypersons
Anderson County Ministerial Organization
The Theology and Legacy of Howard Thurman
Introduction to Howard Thurmon and His Theology in Jesus and the Disinherited
Led by Dr. George West
Tuesday, January 15. 2013 (MLK’s Birthday)
Wilson Calvary Baptist Church
1401 North Murray Avenue
Anderson, S.C. 29625
“Howard Thurman/Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Love Ethic, Past and Present!”
Sunday, January 20, 2013
River Street Baptist Church
708 East River Street
Anderson, SC 29624-2408
October 13, 2013 – Michael Dowd
The Rev. Michael Dowd is acclaimed as one of the most inspiring speakers in America today. At home in both conservative and liberal settings and gifted at building bridges, he is passionate about his sacred view of evolution that is “beyond biology or belief.” He is the author of the bestseller Thank God for Evolution and is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ.
February 16, 2014 – Walter Brueggemann
Dr. Brueggemann, is a scholar of the Hebrew Scriptures who is widely known for his book, The Theology of the Old Testament. His 58 books, hundreds of sermons, and worldwide lecture events have deeply influenced contemporary theology and biblical exegesis. He is professor emeritus at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, and is a minister in the United Church of Christ. This event is a return visit for Dr. Brueggeman to ASTL.
November 9, 2014 – John Philip Newell
Dr. Newell is a poet, scholar and teacher. An ordained Church of Scotland minister, he is a former warden of the Iona Abbey on the Isle of Iona, Scotland. He is the internationally acclaimed author of more than 15 books, including Listening for the Heartbeat of God, Christ of the Celts and A New Harmony: the Spirit, the Earth, & the Human Soul.