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Old Testament scholar at Kennedy Center lecture Jan. 15

A well-respected authority on the Old Testament and Semitic languages will speak at Brigham Young University Wednesday (Jan. 15) at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Richard Averbeck of Trinity International University will treat the subject of temple building in the ancient Near East and in the Bible as part of the International Forum Series sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Averbeck began his university studies at the University of Wisconsin followed by Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, where he began his academic study of the Bible, theology and biblical languages. He completed a master of divinity program at Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana, and pursued a doctor of philosophy degree in ancient Near Eastern studies and biblical Hebrew at the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognale Learning.

He has taught at the Grace Theological Seminary, the Dallas Theological Seminary and Trinity International University. Presently licensed as a professional counselor, Averbeck also maintains a part-time counseling practice.

Also the director of the Spiritual Formation Forum and the president of the Midwest branch of the American Oriental Society, Averbeck is an experienced spiritual and civic leader.

A well-respected authority on the Old Testament and Semitic languages will speak at Brigham Young University Wednesday (Jan. 15) at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Richard Averbeck of Trinity International University will treat the subject of temple building in the ancient Near East and in the Bible as part of the International Forum Series sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Averbeck began his university studies at the University of Wisconsin followed by Calvary Bible College in Kansas City, where he began his academic study of the Bible, theology and biblical languages. He completed a master of divinity program at Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana, and pursued a doctor of philosophy degree in ancient Near Eastern studies and biblical Hebrew at the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognale Learning.

He has taught at the Grace Theological Seminary, the Dallas Theological Seminary and Trinity International University. Presently licensed as a professional counselor, Averbeck also maintains a part-time counseling practice.

Also the director of the Spiritual Formation Forum and the president of the Midwest branch of the American Oriental Society, Averbeck is an experienced spiritual and civic leader.

Writer: Craig Kartchner

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