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Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship

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A Series of Lectures on the Wade Authors Presented Annually by Wheaton College Faculty

The Ken and Jean Hansen Lectureship is an annual faculty lecture series named in honor of former Wheaton College Trustee Ken Hansen and his wife Jean, and endowed in their memory by Walter and Darlene Hansen. This series features three lectures per academic year by a Wheaton College faculty member on one or more of the Wade Center authors.

The lectures are held in the Marion E. Wade Center’s  Bakke Auditorium and are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Wade Center at 630.752.5908 or wade@wheaton.edu.

Lecturers


Jerry Root

2018-2019: Jerry Root

Dr. Jerry Root, Associate Professor; Director of Wheaton Evangelism Initiative, Billy Graham Center for Evangelism, Wheaton College. 2018-2019 lecture series titled: "C.S. Lewis’s Dymer: A Splendour in the Dark."

Matthew Milliner

2019-2020: Matthew Milliner

Dr. Matthew Milliner, Associate Professor of Art History at Wheaton College. 2019-2020 lecture series titled: "Tour of Turtle Island."

Christine Colon

2017-2018: Christine Colon

Dr. Christine Colón, Associate Professor of English, Wheaton College. 2017-2018 lecture series titled: "Community or Chaos?: Searching for Clues in the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers."

Tim Larsen

2016-2017: Timothy Larsen

Dr. Timothy Larsen, Carolyn and Fred McManis Professor of Christian Thought, Wheaton College. 2016-2017 lecture series titled: "The Rose Fire: George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles."

Philip Ryken

2015-2016: Philip G. Ryken

Dr. Philip G. Ryken, President of Wheaton College. 2015-2016 lecture series titled: "The Messiah Comes to Middle-earth: Images of Christ’s Threefold Office in The Lord of the Rings."

MacDonald in the Age of Miracles book cover - LarsenHansen Lectures Featured Book

The second volume in the Hansen Lecture Series, George MacDonald in the Age of Miracles by Timothy Larsen, is now available for sale at the Wade Center and from InterVarsity Press Academic.