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Malone University Center for Theology and Ministry begins faculty lecture series with a presentation titled, “what has theology to do with worship?”

September 30 | Release # 6728

Bryan-HollonThe Malone University Center for Theology and Ministry will open its faculty lecture series on October 8 with Bryan Hollon, Ph.D., director of the Center, director of the master of arts program in theological studies, and associate professor of theology. The lecture will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Brehme Conference Center located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. The program is free and open to the public, but please RSVP.

The presentation will address the following questions, among others:

  • What does the English word "worship" actually mean, and what are its biblical origins?
  • How does gathered worship on a specific day relate to the spiritual worship of those who offer themselves to God as living sacrifices (Rom. 12:1)?
  • How did Christians in past generations worship, and what can we learn from them, if anything?
  • What is the difference between "liturgical" and "non-liturgical" worship?
  • What role does/should the Bible play in Christian worship?

Dr. Hollon is the author of Everything Is Sacred: Spiritual Exegesis in the Political Theology of Henri de Lubac and several articles including, "Sacramental Realism and the Powers: A Reconsideration of de Lubac's Eucharistic Theology," "Knowledge of God as Assimilation and Participation: An essay on Biblical Epistemology and Theological Pedagogy, Perspectives in Religious Studies," "Saint Benedict in the City," and others.

Dr. Hollon has served on the faculty at Malone University since 2006.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
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