Six Candler faculty members will offer presentations in June, July and August as part of Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church’s summer lecture series “Theology of Hope.” The lectures will take place on Sunday mornings from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. in Glenn’s Ward Fellowship Hall between the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship services. The sessions are free, and all are welcome. The schedule of lecturers and topics is below.

June 7: Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture Andrea C. White: “The Politics of Hope, Part 1”

June 14: Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture Andrea C. White: “The Politics of Hope, Part 2”

June 21: Professor of Old Testament Brent A. Strawn: “The Theology of Hope in the Old Testament, Part 1”

June 28: Professor of Old Testament Brent A. Strawn: “The Theology of Hope in the Old Testament, Part 2”

July 12: Margaret A. Pitts Professor of Theological Bibliography and Director of the Pitts Theology Library M. Patrick Graham: “Hope in Giving” (1 Chronicles 29)

July 19: Margaret A. Pitts Professor of Theological Bibliography and Director of the Pitts Theology Library M. Patrick Graham: “Hope in Worship” (2 Chronicles 30)

July 26: Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Conflict Transformation Ellen Ott Marshall: “Practicing Responsible Hope”

August 2: Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology Thomas W. Elliott, Jr.: “Hope in Salvation” (Ephesians 2:8)

August 9: Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology Thomas W. Elliott, Jr.: “Living Hopeful Lives” (Philippians 3:12)

August 16: Associate Professor of Old Testament Joel M. LeMon: “The Psalms, Part One: How Hope Looks”

August 23: Associate Professor of Old Testament Joel M. LeMon: “The Psalms, Part Two: How Hope Sounds”

Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church is located on the Emory University campus at 1660 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30307.