Carol NewsomThe Bill Mallard Lay Theology Institute presents a Disciple Scholars event featuring Dr. Carol A. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament.

On Saturday, March 2, Newsom will present “Evil: Conversations with the Bible and Contemporary Thought.” Newsom’s talk will explain how the wisdom tradition of Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes thinks about evil, while paying attention to modern issues, such as evolutionary biology.

The event will take place at Candler School of Theology’s Rita Anne Rollins building from 10:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. It costs $35 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. There is an optional $10 fee for 0.5 Continuing Education Unit credits.

To see the full schedule and to register, please visit