5 , 2002
Lincoln Welcomes Distinguished Theologian for March 14
Lecture and Book Signing
Dr. James H. Cone, a noted theologian, will speak
at Lincoln University on Thursday, March 14, at 4 p.m.
in the Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel. His topic will
be "Black Theology and Black Suffering." Dr. Cone is the
Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic
Theology at the Union Theological Seminary in New York,
N.Y. A book signing in the Chapel's auxiliary hall immediately
follows his lecture.
Sponsored by Lincoln's School of the Humanities, the
event is free and open to the public.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln University is a premier, Historically
Black University that combines the best elements of a
liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate core curriculum
and selected graduate programs to meet the needs of students
living in a highly technological and global society.
Lincoln University is ranked first in Pennsylvania and
second in the nation in graduating African Americans with
baccalaureate degrees in the physical sciences. Lincoln
is also the only university in the Commonwealth and one
of but 20 universities nationwide where 40 percent or
more of its physics graduates are women. * * * *