Hayward Lectures

The Hayward Lectures were established and endowed in 1964 by Mrs. C. C. Hayward of Wolfville, Nova Scotia in order to bring distinguished scholars in the fields of Biblical Studies, Theology, Christian History, and related subjects to campus to enrich the education of students, faculty members, local pastors, and interested laypeople. The lectures generally take place on three evenings in mid-October.

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Dr. Danny Zacharias is the Director of the Hayward Lectures.

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Simpson Lectures

The Simpson Lectures were established and endowed by Mr. Gerald Simpson of Deer Island, New Brunswick in order to provide an opportunity for distinguished scholar-practitioners to reflect with students, pastors, and interested laypeople on effective ministry practices for the current cultural context. The lectures generally take place on three evenings in mid-February and the three-day program also includes daytime seminars and worship experiences.

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Dr. Stephen McMullin is the Director of the Simpson Lectures.

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George Rawlyk Memorial Lectures

Every second November the Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies hosts a lecture series designed to enrich the understanding of students, faculty and members of the local community in the area of Baptist thought and history. The lecture is named in memory of noted Baptist historian George Rawlyk.

Dr. William Brackney is the Director of Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies.

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Jarold K. Zeman Lectures

Every second November the Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies hosts a lecture series designed to enrich the understanding of students, faculty and members of the local community in the area of Baptist thought and history. The lecture is named in memory of noted Baptist historian and former Acadia Divinity College professor Jarold K. Zeman.

Dr. William Brackney is the Director of Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies.

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