Exodus From Egypt lecture offeredFeb. 21, 2012
On the evening of March 5, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. on the Lubbock Christian University campus, LCU and the Lanier Theological Library of Houston will feature noted Egyptologist, Dr. James Hoffmeier, to speak on the biblical accounts of the Exodus and wilderness journey in light of recent archaeological and geological work in North Sinai. Sharing new data from the North Sinai Archaeological Project, which he directed, Dr. Hoffmeier will present a compelling portrait of the route of the Exodus and the location of the Re(e)d Sea.
Admission to this event is free but seat reservations are requested. Please register online or by calling 806-720-7651. The venue for the event has changed from the original location on campus because of the overwhelming response. The lecture will now be in the McDonald Moody Auditorium, instead of the Baker Conference Center.
Hoffmeier currently teaches Old Testament and Ancient Near Eastern History and Archaeology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. Hoffmeier lived in Egypt from birth until the age of sixteen and later went to Wheaton College to earn his Bachelor of Arts. He completed both his Master's and Doctorate degrees at the University of Toronto.
Mark Lanier studied Biblical Languages at Lipscomb University and earned his law degree from Texas Tech University. In 1990, Lanier started his own firm, which now employs 65 lawyers in four different cities. In addition to practicing law, Lanier writes about the Bible and teaches a weekly Biblical class at Champions Forest Baptist Church with over 700 class members. Over the past two years, Lanier and his wife, Becky, opened the Lanier Theological Library and launched the library's speaker series with notable Biblical scholars. Lanier serves on LCU's Foundation Board.