Academic Lectures

Jenkins Center Academic Lectures: “The Challenges of the Quran and the Sufficiency of the Word of God”

On September 21st-23rd, the Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam will host Gordon Nickel, overseas worker and author of The Gentle Answer to the Muslim Accusation of Biblical Falsification, for a series of academic lectures.

Thursday, September 21st: Dr. Nickel will speak in Legacy 310 from 6:00-8:00pm regarding outreach to Muslims in India. Dinner will be provided for the first 50 guests.

Friday, September 22nd: Mrs. Nickel will be available in Legacy 310 from 10:00-11:00am for a Q&A and tea time for women. Also from 5:30-8:30pm, Dr. Nickel will present his academic lectures on “The Challenges of the Quran and the Sufficiency of the Word of God.” The lectures will be held in Legacy 303 and dinner will be provided.

Saturday, September 23rd: Dr. Nickel will conclude his lecture series in Legacy 303 from 9:30-11:30am.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Is the event free? Yes, the event is free for all guests.

Can I bring a guest? Please do! We just ask that you please RSVP the number of guests you are bringing so we have a general estimate.

Is food provided? Yes! Thursday and Friday evening we will have a Mediterranean-style dinner.

Where is the event located? All of the events will located on the third floor of the Legacy Hotel on the campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A campus map is located here.

Will childcare be provided? Childcare will not be provided. At this point, we unfortunately cannot provide childcare and keep the event free for all guests.

Can I still come if I forget to RSVP? Yes, we just encourage individuals to RSVP, so we have a good estimate of the number of people coming.

Please email if you have any other questions!


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Meeting My Muslim Neighbor

The Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam and Boyce College will be teaming up for a series of events to train students to engage their Muslim neighbors with the gospel.


Friday, November 3 from 6:00-10:00pm in Ingram Hall (in W.O. Carver Hall)
Guests will enjoy dinner, an introductory session on Islam and a movie.

Saturday, November 4 from 8:00am-1:00pm in Ingram Hall (in W.O. Carver Hall)
Guests will enjoy breakfast, 3 sessions on Islam, lunch, and a session led by Muslim background believer

Monday, November 6 from 6:30-7:45pm
Participants will visit a local Mosque and dialogue with an Imam

Tuesday, November 7 from 6:00-8:00pm
Participants will interact with refugees and engage Muslims in the city

Thursday, November 9 from 6:00-8:00pm in the President’s Reception Room
We will conclude with food, fellowship, prayer and reflection on our week

Meeting My Muslim Neighbor RSVP Form

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