Religion officials received false reports this week of Gideon International members tearing down a poster for National Coming Out Day.
Jane Jayroe, OCU alumna, trustee and former Miss America, will utilize the talents of students and faculty in her lecture series for women of faith.
Two students recently began leading weekly Bible studies on campus. Joey Simpson and Melaina Riley, religion sophomores, are each leading student Bible studies once a week. The student led Bible study groups are new this year. Previous Wesley Center directors led Bible studies, but the Rev. Rodney Newman, director of religious life, said he hopes…
Aaron Gale’s lecture, entitled “The Jewish Context of the New Testament,” will discuss archaeology and the Gospel of Matthew as they relate to the Jewish experience. The lecture will begin with a discussion between Gale and Professor Lisa Wolfe of OCU, who is a Christian Hebrew Bible scholar. Wolf is the endowed chair of Hebrew Bible, and teaches with the Wimberly School of Religion.