Wheaton Archaeology Lecture Series: Harry Hoffner on Hittite Kingship

Archaeology Lecture by Dr. Harry Hoffner

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 7 – 9pm

BGC 534

Wheaton College is pleased to host Dr. Harry Hoffner, professor emeritus of the University of Chicago, for a lecture entitled, “Getting to be King and Staying There: David of Israel Seen in Comparison with Selected Hittie Monarchs.”

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of the world’s foremost experts in ancient Hittite culture!

This is the second lecture in this year’s Wheaton College Archaeology Lecture Series. Hoffner is the John Wilson Professor of Hittitology Emeritus at the University of Chicago. He began his teaching career at Wheaton College, where he taught Hebrew and Biblical Studies from 1963-1964. Hoffner is the author of numerous books about the Hittite world and in this lecture he shares his expertise as it relates to the Bible.
The lecture will be held in room 534 in the Billy Graham Center, located at 500 College Avenue in Wheaton. It is co-sponsored by Dr. Dan Block, the Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament and the Ph.D. program in Biblical & Theological Studies at Wheaton College. For more information, call 630.752.5054


About Carmen Imes

I entered Wheaton's doctoral program in 2011 with an Old Testament concentration under Dr. Daniel Block. I have an MA in Biblical Studies from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte campus), and a BA from Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon. My husband, Danny, and I are missionaries with SIM and we have 3 great kids: Eliana, Emma, and Easton. You can find my personal blog at www.seminarymom.blogspot.com. I'm passionate about the Word of God, both written and incarnate, and I long to see our generation transformed so that we can truly know God and reflect Him to the world.
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