2016 Oreon E. Scott Lectures

The 61st Oreon E. Scott Lectures will be held April 4-5, 2016, at Bethany College. This year, our lecturer is Dr. Amy-Jill Levine.

Registration for the Lectures opens at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 4, at the Mountainside Conference Center. The day’s events begin at 10 a.m. with a greeting, followed by Dr. Levine’s first presentation.

During free time provided after the Monday afternoon lecture, you can tour Bethany’s two National Historic Landmarks - the Campbell Mansion and Old Main. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. in Bethany Memorial Church, followed by a worship service and sermon at the Church.

To register online, click here.

Schedule of Presentations

Monday, April 4
10:15 a.m. Hearing Jesus’ Parables through Jewish Ear
Noon Campbell Scholars Luncheon
1:45 p.m. The Bible and the Middle East: A Difficult but Necessary Conversation
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7 p.m. Worship Service
    Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg
    President of Bethany College
8:30 p.m. Reception with Dr. Rodenberg - Christman Manor at Pendleton Heights
Tuesday, April 5
9 a.m. Misunderstanding Judaism means Misunderstanding Jesus
Noon Lunch sponsored by National Benevolent Society
1 p.m. National Benevolent Society Presentation    -   Rev. Rebecca Haley