Date/TimeDate(s) - 10/02/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join Eden Seminary for the Schmiechen Lecture on October 2 in the Wehrli Chapel. This year, Dr. Lerone Martin joins us to speak on “Religion and National Security in American History.” Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.
About Dr. Lerone Martin
Dr. Lerone Martin is an Associate Professor of Religion and Politics at Washington University in Saint Louis. He is currently on research leave for the 2019-2020 academic year. Martin is the author of award-winning “Preaching on Wax: The Phonograph and the Making of Modern African American Religion.” This tracks the role of the phonograph in the shaping of African American religion, culture, and politics during the first half of the twentieth century. His research has landed him a number of nationally recognized fellowships, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, The American Council of Learned Societies, The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and the Louisville Institute for the Study of American Religion.
Martin earned his B.A. from Anderson University and his Master of Divinity Degree from Princeton Theological Seminary before completing his Ph.D. at Emory University in 2011. He joined the Center’s faculty in 2014 as Assistant Professor after a postdoctoral fellowship with the Center. From 2010-2013, Martin was the Assistant Professor of American Religious History and Culture at Eden Theological Seminary.
Informal Worship 10:00am-10:30am
Morning Lecture 10:30am-Noon
Lunch Break Noon-1:30pm
Afternoon Lecture 1:30pm-3pm
Eden Theological Seminary
475 E. Lockwood Ave.
Webster Groves MO 63119
About the Samuel John Schmiechen Lectureship