News OK | Museum of the Bible launches fall lecture series in Oklahoma City metro

The Museum of the Bible is launching a free seven-week fall lecture series beginning Thursday at Oklahoma Christian University, 2501 E Memorial Road.

Lectures in the series titled “Presidential Influence: The Importance of the Bible Among America’s Greatest Leaders” will be offered on select Thursdays through Dec. 1 at Cail Auditorium on the OC campus.

Thursday’s speaker is Joshua Charles, a best-selling author, public policy fellow at William Jessup University and researcher-writer for the Museum of the Bible. He will explore the Bible’s influence’s on the nation’s 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.

“There is no doubt that the 2016 presidential election is one of the most talked about events in our country’s modern history,” Cary Summers, president of Museum of the Bible, said in a news release.

“As such, we see it as a perfect opportunity to bring into the discussion an academic review of the Bible’s influence in the lives and careers of some of America’s greatest leaders.”

Other presidents who will be discussed later in the series include George Washington, Woodrow Wilson, Andrew Jackson, George H.W. Bush, Thomas Jefferson and John Quincy Adams.

Museum of the Bible is a nonprofit museum being constructed a few blocks from the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Interested individuals are encouraged to RSVP for the lectures.

For more information or to RSVP, call 996-4900 or go to the Museum of the Bible Lectures page at www.museumof

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