How do the Hebrew Bible and New Testament survey the landscape of human sexuality? At the University of Richmond, that question will be explored this Monday. Reverend Dr. Peter J. Gomes visits the campus to present the twenty-fourth annual Weinstein-Rosenthal Lecture.
Gomes is currently a theologian at Harvard University and serves the school’s Memorial Church as a Baptist minister. He has most recently published The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus: What’s So Good About the Good News? in addition to New York Times best-selling books.
The Weinstein-Rosenthal Lecture the similarities and differences between Jewish and Christian traditions. The lecture series is sponsored by the University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy.
The event is free and open to the public. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. at the Camp Concert Hall in the Modlin Center for the Arts. A reception and book signing with Dr. Gomes follows the event in the Robins Courtyard.
Whoever Murphy was, his prescient pessimistic maxim has been the springboard for many a twisted tale and romantic comedy. Thankfully, Murphy’s foresight happily leads to another maxim: “All’s Well That Ends Well.” Many years ago, two University of Richmond buddies interested in theatre wrote a play, moved away, went their separate ways, but remained in [...]