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2011 Woolsey Lectures: Dana L. Robert

The 2011 Woolsey Lectures in Theology and Culture brought Dana L. Robert, PhD to Wesley Chapel, Houghton College Campus on Monday, November 7.

Dana Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission at Boston University and Co-director, Center for Global Christianity and Mission.

Dr. Robert’s lectures were as follows:

What is World Christianity and Why Does it Matter?

 11:30am-12:10pm Chapel Service

World Christianity Today: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

7:30pm Lecture (followed by reception, Center for the Arts Atrium)

  • For anyone wishing to have a DVD copy of the lectures, please contact Dan Moore, Houghton College Media Center at 585-567-9474.
  • The Woolsey Lectures are always free of charge and supported by the Mary Hayes Randall Endowment and the friends of Houghton College. They are sponsored by Houghton College Departments of Biblical Studies, Theology and Philosophy.
  • For more information about the Woolsey Lectures, contact 585-567-9460, central office for Houghton College Departments of Biblical Studies, Theology and Philosophy.

About Dana Robert

Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission; Co-director, Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Dr. Robert’s research and teaching interests span the fields of mission history, the history of world Christianity, and mission theology. At Boston University she has directed nearly sixty doctoral dissertations, and former students hold teaching and ministry positions around the world. In 2010 she delivered the Alexander Duff and the Henry Drummond Lectures in Scotland, and the opening keynote lecture at the historic Edinburgh 2010 conference. In October she delivered the keynote address at the Global Christian Forum in Manado, Indonesia. Robert received her BA from Louisiana State University and her PhD from Yale University. She serves on the Committee on Faith and Order for the United Methodist Church. See the Center for Global Christianity and Mission website at http://www.bu.edu/cgcm/.