The Sun Herald and the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will present Dr. Martin E. Marty, professor, author, theologian and "Sightings" columnist, to discuss "Fundamentalisms: Around the World, Down the Block and In Our Minds" on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Advanced Education Center auditorium at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach.
Marty, one of the leading theologians of the past quarter century, is the Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago Divinity School, where he taught for 35 years. The author of more than 50 books, Marty is an ordained minister with 72 honorary doctorates and recipient of the National Humanities Medal.
Issues + Answers lectures are free and open to the public. The Southern Miss Gulf Park campus is located on Highway 90 in Long Beach three miles west of Highway 49. For more information on this lecture or the Issues + Answers lecture series, online visit www.usm.edu/gc/lectureseries or call 228.865.4573.
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