April 28, 2009
Sunday, May 3rd will be provide a special opportunity to hear one of the great theologians of our time. Dr. Molly Marshall, president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary, will be our guest preacher. Dr. Marshall has served in theological education for the past twenty-five years. At Central she served as Visiting Professor of Theology, Spiritual Formation, and Worship for two years and was elected as the Professor of Theology and Spiritual Formation in 1997. Beginning in 2004 she served as Central’s Acting Academic Dean until her appointment to President. Previously, Dr. Marshall was Associate Professor of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Her experience in ministry is varied. She served as youth minister, campus minister, and pastor in churches across Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
A graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, she received her M. Div and Ph.D from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Further graduate work has been completed at Tantur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem, Israel; Cambridge University, Cambridge, England; and Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, where she was a Visiting Scholar, and resident scholar at the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research. Her writings include three monographs, No Salvation Outside the Church?, What it Means to Be Human, and Joining the Dance: a Theology of the Spirit.
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Marshall to Peachtree this week. There will be a Lunch and Dialogue after worship which is geared toward those in seminary communities. Those planning to attend should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.