August 28th 5.15 pm, Maclaurin Chapel
Rev. Prof. Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament, Chicago Lutheran Divinity School
Barbara is professor of New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, where she has taught since 1994. She loves to teach and preach about the Bible, including the Bible’s role in public life. Her PhD was from Harvard, and her M.Div from Yale University. Barbara has recently been a part of the Human Uniqueness Project and will speak on Jesus, evolution and healing in the New Testament.
Rossing has lectured and preached widely. As a public theologian her media appearances have included “CBS Sixty Minutes” as well as The History Channel, National Geographic, Living the Questions, and numerous print and radio interviews. Her publications include The Rapture Exposed: The Message of Hope in the Book of Revelation (Basic Books, 2004) and a nine-session Bible study, Journeys Through Revelation: Apocalyptic Hope for Today (Presbyterian Women, 2010); and articles and book chapters on the Apocalypse and ecology.