Friends of ACU Library to host Yale professor

Posted March 22, 2011

Abraham J. Malherbe, Buckingham Professor Emeritus at Yale University, will speak at the Friends of ACU Library dinner on March 24. His speech topic is "On Being a Lover of Libraries."

After graduating from ACU with his bachelor's degree, Malherbe taught Greek and New Testament at ACU from 1963-69. He received a Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree and a degree of Doctor of Theology from Harvard University. From 1969-70, Malherbe taught at Dartmouth College before being appointed Professor of New Testament at Yale Divinity School.

Before the FACUL dinner, Malherbe will give a public lecture in room 114 of ACU's Packer-Onstead Biblical Studies Building at 3 p.m. The lecture topic is "What Has Athens to Do with Jerusalem?" Students and faculty are welcome.

The Friends of the ACU Library support ACU's Margaret and Herman Brown Library as a resource for teaching and learning. The dinner will be in the Hunter Welcome Center at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the dinner are $25 a plate. To purchase individual tickets or to sponsor a table ($200), call Donald Simpson at 325-674-4818 or email