Annual Ritter-Moyer Lecture Featuring Amos Yong
November 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Director of the Center for Missiological Research and Professor of Theology and Mission at Fuller Seminary, Amos Yong, will be our guest speaker for the 2014 Ritter-Moyer Lecture.
His topic will be “Renewing Evangelicalism: Contributions from the Pentecostal Movement”.
About Amos Yong
Amos Yong has published more than 175 academic articles and chapters in books and 17 separate monographs, with three new books coming out in the next year. His scholarship has been among the foundational works done in Pentecostal theology, interacting with both traditional theological traditions and contemporary contextual theologies. Themes he has addressed range from the theology of Christian-Buddhist dialogue, theology of disability, political theology, and theologyof hospitality to, most recently, theological method and theology of the mission of God. Previous to his tenure at Regent University, Yong taught for six years at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He holds a PhD from Boston University, two master’s degrees – from Western Evangelical Seminary and Portland State University – and a bachelor’s degree from Bethany University in Scotts Valley, California. He and his wife Alma reside in Pasadena, CA and have three adult children.
The Ritter-Moyer Lecture, established in honor of John W. Ritter and Duane Moyer, is given each year during the fall semester. The theme of this lecture series focuses on the theological disciplines and the practice of pastoral ministry.