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Dr. Rubel Shelly to Speak at 28th Annual William Green Lecture
Dr. Rubel Shelly will present “Why Atheists Are So Angry” at Pepperdine's 28th annual William M. Green Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture. The lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 8, in Smothers Theatre on the Malibu campus.
Shelly is a professor of religion and philosophy at Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 books, including his most recent publications "The Jesus Proposal" and "Divorce and Remarriage: A Redemptive Theology". A preacher for the Family of God Church at Woodmont Hills in Nashville, Tennessee, from 1978 to 2005, Shelly has also taught at David Lipscomb University, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Tennessee State University. In addition he has filled adjunct positions at Pepperdine University, Abilene Christian University, Emmanuel Seminary, and Kentucky Christian College. Shelly holds degrees from Harding University (BA), Harding Graduate School of Religion (MA, MTh), and Vanderbilt University (MA, PhD).
The William M. Green Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program began in 1980 to perpetuate the memory of the accomplished Christian scholar William M. Green. Throughout the years, these lectures have featured 27 outstanding scholars from the Churches of Christ. Pepperdine offers the program to provide its students with a forum for the advancement of Christian scholarship.
For more information about the lecture, please contact the Office of Church Relations at (310) 506-4270 or visit the Church Relations Web Site.