Donald Macleod/Short Hills Community Congregational Church Preaching Lecture

September 30 at 5:00 p.m.

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Anna Carter Florence will present the 2019 Donald MacLeod/Short Hills Community Congregational Church Preaching Lecture at 5:00 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the Mackay Campus Center at Princeton Theological Seminary. The title of her lecture is “Scripts in the Scripture for Bent Double Days.” A reception will follow in the same location.

Anna Carter Florence, MDiv ’88, PhD ’00, is the Peter Marshall Professor of Preaching at Columbia Theological Seminary. Her research focuses on testimony, pedagogies of preaching, the creative process by which communities engage and embody scripture, and how other fields—particularly poetry and theater—offer models for prophetic speech. Florence earned her MDiv and PhD in homiletics.

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Pastor at Bethel AME Church, Pennington, New Jersey

Gregory Smith, Class of 2015

“Princeton Seminary helped me think critically and understand the relationship that humanity has with religion—historically, emotionally, and spiritually.”