Dr. Bob Linder

Dr. Bob Linder

Engaging the Culture Series

Engaging the Culture is a lecture series established to offer to our body and the community knowledgeable speakers who bring awareness and insight into the challenges of our changing world from a Christian perspective.

This Year's Guest Speaker: Robert D. (Bob) Linder
University Distinguished Professor of History at Kansas State University

Topic: "Luther's Legacy: Reflections on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation"

Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7:00-8:30 PM
Cornerstone Presbyterian Church

Free Admission—Reception Following
Childcare Provided for Infant-Preschool

About Our Speaker:

Dr. Bob Linder has been a frequently honored member of the faculty at Kansas State University since 1965.   Western Civilization, History of Christianity, Reformation History, Religion in American History, and the History of Baseball are among the courses he has taught and for which he has received numerous college and university teaching awards.  Professor Linder has also been recognized for his scholarship at the university and national levels.  The Reformation Era (2008), The Fountain of Public Prosperity:  Evangelical Christians in Australian History, 1740-1914 (2017); The Dictionary of Christianity in America (1990), and Civil Religion and the Presidency (1988) are among the twenty books he has authored or edited.  His scholarly articles have appeared in, among other publications, Fides et Historia, Journal of Church and State, Southwestern Journal of Theology, Calvin Theological Journal, and Church History.    Prior to his academic career, Bob played semi-pro and professional baseball, acquiring a love of the game that endures to this day.  He and his wife, Jean Ann, have four grown children and six grandchildren.  They attend Grace Baptist Church in Manhattan, Kansas, where he served two terms as Mayor.