Louisiana College Scholar Series Fall Semester Event

September 5th, 2007

Pineville, LA. … The Louisiana College History and Political Science Department proudly announce in conjunction with the college’s Alpha Mu Tau chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society, an evening presentation by Dr. David Bebbington on “The Struggle for the Soul of Texas: Revival at Washington-on-the-Brazos, 1841.”

Dr. Bebbington serves as Professor of History at the University of Stirling, United Kingdom, and is currently the Distinguished Visiting Professor of History at Baylor University for the Fall 2007 semester. His principal research interests are the history of politics, religion, ideas and society in Britain from the eighteenth to the twentieth century and in the history of the global Evangelical movement.

Dr. Bebbington’s books include Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s (1989), Victorian Nonconformity (1992), William Ewart Gladstone: Faith and Politics in Victorian Britain (1993), Holiness in Nineteenth-Century England (2000), The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer and Politics (2004) and The Dominance of Evangelicalism: The Age of Spurgeon and Moody (2005). He is currently working on a study and comparison of global revivals during the Nineteenth-Century.

Dr. Bebbington’s presentation will be held in Presser Recital Hall in the Weathersby Fine Arts Building at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 10th. This event is free and open to the community. For more information about the Louisiana College Scholar Series featuring Dr. Bebbington call (318) 487-7700.