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Hillsdale College Lecture Series Commemorates 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

November 30 - December 1, 2017

Keynote Speaker Kevin Vanhoozer concludes semester-long series

Hillsdale College will host the third and final installment of its fall lecture series, This Far by Faith: The Reformation at 500. The third session, “Faith and Authority,” features lectures from Hillsdale faculty members and a keynote address from Kevin Vanhoozer, research professor of systematic theology at Trinity International University. In his lecture, “Mere Protestant Christianity: Sola Scriptura and the Comic Possibility of Reformation,” Vanhoozer will draw on his academic expertise in scripture and theology to examine biblical interpretation under the Reformation’s influence.

Lectures are free and open to the public. Media are asked to RSVP to

About Kevin Vanhoozer

Kevin Vanhoozer is a research professor of systematic theology at Trinity International University’s Evangelical Divinity School. He earned his doctorate from Cambridge University, his Master of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary and his bachelor’s degree from Westmont College. Before assuming his current position, Vanhoozer was Blanchard Professor of Theology at Wheaton College and Graduate School and also senior lecturer in theology and religious studies at the University of Edinburgh. Vanhoozer has authored several works, including Biblical Authority after BabelBiblical Narrative in the Philosophy of Paul Ricouer; and Is There a Meaning in this Text? The Bible, the Reader, and the Morality of Literary Knowledge. He is on the editorial board of International Journal of Systematic Theology and Journal of Theological Interpretation. Vanhoozer also serves as the North American consultant to InterVarsity Press and its New Dictionary of Theology.