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2019 Poehler Lecture – Dr. Mark Schuler
March 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Professor of Theology Dr. Mark Schuler is the featured speaker at the 2019 Poehler Lecture, March 19, 2019, at 7 p.m., in the Buetow Auditorium. The title of his presentation is “έξ… δι᾿… εἰς… (Romans 11:36): The Life of the Mind and the Multiversity”.
The Poehler Lecture Series is an annual event designed to explore how students and faculty in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Education, College of Business & Technology and College of Health & Science have connected their Christian faith with their academic discipline. Speakers are selected based on excellence in their academic discipline and the maturity of their Christian faith. The event is free and open to the public.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
An accomplished and highly respected member of the faculty since 1994, Dr. Mark Schuler’s passion for Biblical Greek, the New Testament, and archaeology, have inspired a generation of students. Dr. Schuler is the co-founder of the university’s Honors Program, in litteris fidique, and between 2001 and 2016 led annual trips to the Hippos Excavations, allowing students, faculty, staff, and community members to work alongside partners from the University of Haifa to uncover the ancient city of Hippos. He also pioneered classroom and other educational uses of information technologies.
Among his publications is Called by the Gospel: An Introduction to the New Testament, with Michael Middendorf. Dr. Schuler is a member of the American Schools of Oriental Research, the American Institute of Archaeology, and the Society of Biblical Literature. His transition to collegiate education came after eight years of experience as a pastor at Lutheran congregations in Iowa and Missouri.