Monday, March 2, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Paul Maier
Dr. Paul L. Maier is The Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History emeritus at Western Michigan University, a four-term Vice-President of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod, and a much-published
author of both scholarly and popular works. His novels include two historical documentaries: Pontius Pilate and The Flames of Rome, as well as a theological thriller that became # 1 national bestseller in religious fiction: A Skeleton in God’s Closet. A sequel, More Than a Skeleton, appeared in 2003, and the third in the trilogy, The Constantine Codex, in 2011.
His non-fiction works include In the Fullness of Time, a book that correlates sacred with secular evidence from the ancient world impinging on Jesus and early Christianity; Josephus — The Essential Works, a new translation/commentary on writings of the first- century Jewish historian; and Eusebius — The Church History, a similar book on the first Christian historian. More than five million Maier books are now in print in twenty languages, as well as nearly 300 scholarly articles and reviews in professional journals.
Dr. Maier lectures widely, appears frequently in national radio, television, and newspaper interviews, and has received numerous awards. He has also penned seven children’s books, and hosted six video series dealing with Jesus, St. Paul, the early church, and current Christianity.
He and his wife, Joan, have four daughters, all of whom live in Western Michigan. For further information, please see the website: paulmaier.com.
- Arrival, Registration, and Coffee
- Introduction and Opening Thoughts
- Dr. Paul Maier’s First Presentation: Defending the Faith Part One
- Dr. Paul Maier’s Second Presentation: Defending the Faith Part Two
- Dr. Paul Maier’s Final Presentation: Defending the Faith Part Three
- Closing thoughts and ALOA information
- Dr. Paul Maier— Book Signing
Workshop selections will be made the day of the event.
To register by phone
please call Mary Sipes at (949) 214-3180.