Lamar Lectures, Oct. 7 & 8 (Macon)

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Read publications from 2019 Lamar Lectures guest, Dr. Jon Sensbach.

The Lamar Lecture Series has a rich history at Mercer University dating back to the year 1957. Read more about the Lamar Lectures on the Southern Studies webpage.

This year Mercer University is excited to host Dr. Jon Sensbach, professor of History at the University of Florida. The following lectures will take place on the Macon campus in the President’s Dining Room in the University Center:

Monday, Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. – Dream: “Christ Which was represented Black”

Monday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. – Tremble: Divine Sensation and the Middle Passage

Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. – Fly: Transported Spirits

Read a selection of Dr. Sensbach’s publications available through Mercer University Library:

Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World (Book)

Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World (eBook)

A Separate Canaan: The Making of an Afro-Moravian Work in North Carolina, 1763-1840 (Book)

Religion and the Early South in an Age of Atlantic Empire” (Article)

The Exile's Song: Edmond Dede and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World” (Article)