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Dyron Daughrity Presents Lecture Exploring the King James Bible in South India
Dyron Daughrity, associate professor of religion, will present a lecture, titled “The King’s English in a Tamil Tongue: Missions, Paternalism, and Hybridity in South India,” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, as part of the Pepperdine Libraries’ exhibition about the King James Bible. Daughrity’s lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in the Surfboard Room of Payson Library, Malibu.
"Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible" is a traveling exhibition that celebrates the 400 years since the first printing of the historic tome. Based in Payson Library, Malibu, until September 21, the exhibit will contain high-quality reproductions of rare and historic books, manuscripts, and works of art from the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Bodleian Library collections, combined with interpretive text and related images. Read more about the exhibition here.
Daughrity has travelled across the globe to locations like Malaysia, China, and India to conduct research, and has been awarded four research scholarships by the Disciples of Christ (Canada). His books include Bishop Stephen Neill: From Edinburgh to South India (2008), The Changing World of Christianity: The Global History of a Borderless Religion (2010), and Church History: Five Approaches to a Global Discipline (2012).
He earned his Ph.D. in the history of religious movements and institutions from the University of Calgary, Canada. He has served as the Harris Manchester Fellow at Oxford University and as Visiting Professor at Union Biblical Seminary in Pune, India.