MARTIN LUTHER AND THE REFORMATION
Dr. Paul Maier will visit the Memphis area in November to commemorate the 500th anniversary of The Reformation. Dr. Maier will discuss Martin Luther and The Reformation in a special two-part seminar at Faith Lutheran Church and Preschool in Collierville, TN. The seminar will explore The Reformation Era including the background of reform efforts, the life of Martin Luther – “a man who changed the world,” and other 16th century reformers. Each session will cover different material as related to The Reformation Era and Martin Luther’s influence. Dr. Maier will have a selection of his work available for purchase and will sign books after each talk.
Part I: Friday, November 17th 6:30-9:00 pm
Part II: Saturday, November 18th 9:00-11:30 am
Reservations are not required, but appreciated. Registration will occur a half hour prior to each two-hour session (6:30-7:00 pm on Friday and 9:00-9:30 am on Saturday). If you plan to attend on both Friday and Saturday, please register for both dates in Eventbrite so we have a count for both sessions. Light refreshments will be served. Faith Lutheran is located at 507 New Byhalia Road in Collierville, TN. Please contact the church at 901-853-4673 with any questions.
Dr. Maier, Professor Emeritus of Ancient History at Western Michigan University, is one of our country's leading authorities on the biblical world and a widely acclaimed author and speaker. His novels include two historical documentaries — Pontius Pilate and The Flames of Rome — as well as A Skeleton in God’s Closet, a theological thriller that became a #1 national bestseller in religious fiction when it first released. Sequels, More than a Skeleton and The Constantine Codex, followed in 2003 and 2011. His nonfiction works include In the Fullness of Time, Josephus: The Essential Works, and Eusebius: The Church History. He has also penned seven children’s books and hosted six video seminars dealing with Jesus, St. Paul, the early church, and current Christianity. More than five million of Maier’s books are now in print in twenty languages, as well as over 250 scholarly articles and reviews in professional journals. Dr. Maier lectures widely, appears frequently on national radio, television, and newspaper interviews, and has received numerous awards.