Dr. Stephen Haynes, noted author, International lecturer, and Chair of Religious Studies at Rhodes College, will be at Lees-McRae College for two evenings in late July to present the following programs:
Wednesday, July 26, 7 p.m., Evans Auditorium, Cannon Student Center
“The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a Protestant Saint”
Engage in the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German pacifist theologian, who attempted to assassinate Hitler, was imprisoned and executed.
Thursday, July 27, 7 p.m., Evans Auditorium, Cannon Student Center
“Jewish-Christian Relations in the Twenty-First Century”
Participate in a lecture/discussion on contemporary Jewish-Christian relations in our country and in the world.
Dr. Stephen Haynes has spent his career focusing on issues around Christianity and the Holocaust and on the continuing dialogue between the Jewish and Christian communities in the United States and Israel. He is the author of many books including Bonhoeffer and the Jews: A Post-Holocaust Portrait (Fortress Press, 2006) and The Bonhoeffer Phenomenon: Portraits of a Protestant Saint (Fortress Press, 2004).
These programs are sponsored by Lees-McRae College and are open to the public, free of charge. Space is limited, so plan on coming early!
Signed copies of Steve Hayne’s books will be for sale after the evening programs.