Houston Baptist University and Seminary is an up and coming school, and I was honored to be asked to come and give a plenary lecture there on ‘The Social Identity of the Earliest Christians’. The plenary lectures were held in the beautiful new chapel at the Seminary which has a huge organ and colorful stained glass window….
The chapel has rounded sides with huge clear glass windows to let the light in. On the night I was giving my lecture there was an enormous thunder and lightning storm going on outside, and so there were cosmic and divine affirmations of my major points
Here are the three plenary lectures, John Barclay my friend from Durham and Everett Ferguson from Abilene Christian.—
Across the hallway in the same building is the Houston Baptist Bible Museum which includes our old friend the scribe copying an illuminated manuscript….