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2020 Lenten Studies – Canceled

We are sorry to announce that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this event has been canceled.

Dr. Carlos F. Cardoza Orlandi,
Frederick E. Roach Chair in World Christianity Studies
Baylor University

Biblical Imagery and Interpretations for Healing, Discerning, and Dialogue

SUNDAY, MARCH 29 – 9:45 am & 6:30 pm
MONDAY, MARCH 30 – 7:30 pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 31 – 7:30 pm

All Lectures held in Fellowship Hall

  • Sunday, March 29 (9:45 a.m.):
    • Why are Global South Christians Important for the Future of the Christian faith and the Interpretation of the Bible?
    • Readings: John 1:43-50
  • Sunday, March 29 (6:00 p.m. pre-ception; 6:30 p.m. lecture):
    • What does Jesus do in the World of the Sick and the Confused? Biblical Images and Interpretations for Healing the Community and the Individual
    • Readings: Luke 9:28-36; Matthew 27:45-56
  • Monday, March 30 (7:00 p.m. pre-ception; 7:30 p.m. lecture):
    • How do we discern the good and the bad spirits? Biblical Interpretation for Discerning Good and Evil in Global South Christians Worldview
    • Readings: Psalm 104; 1 Samuel 28:1-25
  • Tuesday, March 31 (7:00 p.m. pre-ception; 7:30 p.m. lecture):
    • What do we do when the Spirit demands we dialogue with the stranger? Healing, Discernment and Dialogue for Rediscovering the Reign of God
    • Readings: Luke 24:13-35; Acts 10; Isaiah 45:1-8

OUR SPEAKER: Carlos F. Cardoza Orlandi, Ph.D. is the Frederick E. Roach Professor of World Christianity in the Religion Department at Baylor University. His teaching and research interest focus on the interpretations of the movement of the Christian religion, socio-cultural interplay between Christians and people of other faiths, and grass-roots theological contributions in art and music illustrating the exchanges between Christianity, cultures, and religions. Among his publications is the award-winning book “To All Nations From All Nations: A History of the Christian Missionary Movement” with Justo L. Gonzalez, (Nashville: Abingdon, 2013). Cardoza Orlandi is married to Lizzie Oquendo and have three adult sons, Carlos Andrés, Juan Carlos, and Carlos Esteban.