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November 10, 2011

The Bible and Chinese Classics

The Department of Biblical and Theological Studies at Wheaton College presents the 2011 McManis Lectures titled “The Bible and Chinese Classics.” Dr. Zhao Dunhua will deliver lectures November 8-10.

Lecture times are Tuesday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 9 at 4 p.m., and Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Zhao will share a new approach to biblical interpretation, drawing on sixth century B.C. Chinese classics and biblical revelations found in Genesis. Lecture themes include the name of God; the symbol of evil; and ancestors.

Dr. Zhao is professor of philosophy at Peking University in Beijing, China, where he has taught for two decades. He is president of the Chinese Society of History of Foreign Philosophy and author of numerous books and articles. His academic research focuses on the history of philosophy, religious studies, ethics and political philosophy.

This three-day event is free and open to the public. All lectures take place in room 339 of Blanchard Hall, located at 501 College Avenue in Wheaton. For more information, call 630.752.5197.

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