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McNeese Honors College to Sponsor Lecture

McNeese Honors College to Sponsor Lecture

(November 21, 2016) Dr. Jerome Neyrey SJ, an expert on New Testament studies and a retired professor from Notre Dame University, will give a free lecture titled “The Noble Shepherd” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Stokes Auditorium in McNeese State University’s Hardtner Hall.   Jerome Neyrey

This lecture - sponsored by the McNeese Honors College - will focus on the use of Greek ideas to describe Jesus in the gospel of John. His publications have centered on the use of cultural anthropology in helping to interpret the Bible through the lens of its own time, rather than imposing contemporary viewpoints upon the ancient text, according to Dr. Scott Goins, director of the McNeese Honors College.
A former president of the Catholic Biblical Association, The Rev. Neyrey has written 17 books, over 50 articles in scholarly journals and more than 40 articles in dictionaries and encyclopedias. He received his doctoral degree from Yale University and also taught at Weston Jesuit School of Theology.

For more information, contact Goins at 337-475-5456.

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