University News

Special Guest Lecturer, Dr. Tremper Longman III to Speak on Pain and Suffering

Posted: February 17, 2016

On February 22, 2016 HIU will welcome Dr. Tremper Longman III to campus for a special lecture entitled "Silent Suffering: Encouragement in the Midst of the Pain of Life from Job, Psalms, and Lamentations". This lecture is part of our Voices of Christian Thought series which features two speakers this semester.

Dr. Longmann III is the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. He earned a B.A. in Religion at Ohio Wesleyan University, an M.Div from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D in ancient Near Eastern studies from Yale University. Tremper has authored and co-authored over twenty books and written numerous articles. A number of these works are interdisciplinary. His Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation (Zondervan, 1987); Complete Literary Guide to the Bible (contributor and co-editor along with Leland Ryken: Zondervan) and numerous articles approach the study of the Bible through literary criticism.

As an institution of higher education, Hope International University encourages a culture of intellectual inquiry and open discussion on topics that may be considered controversial.  Please be reminded that the views and opinions stated by guest speakers do not necessarily reflect the position of the University.